One Step At a Time

One Step At a Time

9:00 a.m. – March 25, 2005 I am sitting in my office, doing my work, and my cell phone rings. When I answer, a woman claiming to be Velma, the gate guard for my new community, is on the other end of the line. She says, “We have been trying to reach you, your...
Get Close and Lean In!

Get Close and Lean In!

• Now we are working from home, • Now we are social distancing, • Now we are wearing masks, • Now it is more difficult to see a smile, • Now we are trying to get close when we cannot get close, • Now we need connection and empathy more than ever. How do you connect...
You Must Be Present To Win!

You Must Be Present To Win!

I remember as a kid, my parents went to the grand openings of neighborhood businesses that advertised a “give-away.” They grew up in the depression and the idea of a free two-slice toaster, iron, clock, cake cutter, jar opener, or little league replica baseball bat...
What’s Next?

What’s Next?

The world is different, change has occurred. We are all participants, and no one is immune. At times you feel like a failure, at time you feel like a winner, at times you do not feel anything. Over the course of a day, hour, or minute, you may feel some or all these...