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7 07, 2020

The Complexities of Gratitude

By | 2020-07-09T22:44:56+00:00 July 7th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Gratitude is an interesting construct.  Cicero called it “the greatest of the virtues.” For me, it’s always been a good thing.  My family and my Faith taught me the importance of gratitude, and how to express it appropriately.  I don’t always get it right, but I try. Consider the [...]

9 06, 2020

Which Type Are You?

By | 2020-06-12T15:26:35+00:00 June 9th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

The Great Mary Kay Ash said, “There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened.” I’ve always liked that quote.  There’s great wisdom in it.  One can observe this phenomenon of human nature [...]

3 06, 2020

Where to Focus

By | 2020-06-03T00:33:19+00:00 June 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

The world is a noisy place. The noise level has increased substantially over the past 100 years and increased exponentially in the past 10 – 15.  There are many distractions, and new ones are continually added to the old ones – which recur because humans keep repeating their past [...]

19 05, 2020

Transformed In An Instant

By | 2020-05-19T14:20:14+00:00 May 19th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

My oldest daughter has a new partner and a new baby daughter.  They live across the country from us, and because of the COVID mess, Grandma and I were not there when she was born.  Finally, after a month of waiting and wondering when we could see them, we [...]

5 05, 2020

Rebelling Againist “Our New Normal”

By | 2020-05-05T13:52:31+00:00 May 5th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

We’ve all been seeing it.  It’s become arguably one of the most overused phrases of 2020. “Our New Normal” The media has latched onto it.  Remember the age-old political tactic: He who frames the issue, wins the argument.  Reality is being re-framed in front of our very eyes.  “Things [...]

21 04, 2020

How to Win Right Now

By | 2020-04-21T22:23:19+00:00 April 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

America has been experiencing “the good old days” for three-plus years now.  Companies have been succeeding.  Jobs have been plentiful.  Consumers have felt good about their future and about spending their money. The current hiccup (and I use that word intentionally) has created challenging business conditions for many.  Lots [...]

14 04, 2020

Singularity of Purpose

By | 2020-04-16T16:12:21+00:00 April 14th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

It’s inspiring to see what America is accomplishing in the face of COVID-19.  One can argue that it’s our most unified, collective action since World War II.  The Federal Government, all 50 State Governments, local governments, American business and the American people are, for the most part, aligned against [...]

8 04, 2020

Will We Learn the Lessons?

By | 2020-04-08T15:34:26+00:00 April 8th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

  The quality of your days reflects the wisdom of your schedule.  We have all been given a gift.  Life has been altered for us in so many ways.  We are doing without many things that were part of our daily life.  We are living a stripped-down existence.  “Essential [...]

3 04, 2020

How a Indianapolis Company is Navigating COVID-19

By | 2020-04-03T20:14:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

  A little different twist on my blog today.  In these crazy times, it’s always good to pay attention to our surroundings and learn from others who are navigating on the front lines. Sahm’s is a very successful, family-owned restaurant business in the Greater Indianapolis Area.  The Indianapolis Business [...]

17 03, 2020

The Power of Working Together

By | 2020-03-19T22:11:56+00:00 March 17th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

We’re all being impacted by the Coronavirus.  Some more than others.  I, like you perhaps, am consuming lots of information on the topic.  I’m watching the briefings…then analyzing the briefing…then watching other people analyze the briefings. In spite of all the uncertainty and the unknowns, I find myself feeling [...]