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good job

“If it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures ... Sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will have to pause and say, 'Here lived…
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the 1st thing

“Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few more upon it.” Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) &…
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1 idea for better listening

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” Will Rogers | 1879 - 1935 | American entertainer & writer In the fall of 2019, my wife and I became empty nesters. When Covid hit, it brought two college son…
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resilience rises

“It is not just a connection for the four of us, but we really feel like it is a connection to all of you ... to everybody. We hope that it brings a smile to your face. We hope that it provides some…
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the bad boss

Work in a way that has those you serve continually thinking of ways to keep you rather than reasons to keep you. Sometimes people who've read one or a few of my books tell me they wish they “could…
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getting to the truth

What do you think? Well, if I think my thoughts might be uncomfortable to you, it depends on the strength of our relationship as to how I'll answer this question, doesn't it? If our histor…
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tame the savageness

"To tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world. Let us dedicate ourselves to that." Aeschylus & Robert F. Kennedy Kennedy shared Aeschylus's 2000+ year-old thought with…
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food for thought

"Shut up and work. It is a formula that has always worked very well for me." Albert Adrià | 1969 - | Spanish chef Harsh self-talk, for sure. But, I love the sentiment.  It's oddly a l…
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should'ves

“Objective judgment, now at this very moment. Unselfish action, now at this very moment. Willing acceptance - now at this very moment - of all external events. That's all you need.” Marcus Aure…
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