RESTRAINT!

RESTRAINT!

I recently went on a trip to Florida and drove across Alligator Alley from Miami to Naples. I am fascinated by alligators and hoped to see one lazing on the side of the road with a big smile, waiting for me. Instead, all I saw was highway and wire fences keeping the...
Keep Your Hands On the Wheel!

Keep Your Hands On the Wheel!

Just imagine your business is like a car. You are driving forward, focused on the road in front of you, and intent on reaching your destination. Along the way, there are signs and points of interest that grab your attention. A billboard reads, “In ten miles purchase...
The Skills Suitcase!

The Skills Suitcase!

Just imagine, you carry a suitcase with you everywhere you go. As you get older the suitcase gets heavier and heavier. Perhaps the outside of the suitcase has stickers that represent the places you have visited and the experiences you have had through your lifetime....
It has Seeds…Unmet Expectations!

It has Seeds…Unmet Expectations!

I love watermelon! As I anticipate summer and all that goes along with it, seedless watermelon is on the list. Last week, I went to the grocery store to purchase another of my summer delights. I inspected the green globes and joyously thumped, thumped each one until I...
To OZ!

To OZ!

The last month has been a whirlwind, perhaps a bit of a tornado. It seems half the people I see are out furiously in search of their Emerald City . Last week, a leader told me, “I want to get back to the way it was, I need to find my center. It feels like pieces are...