Rules versus People, You Decide?

Rules versus People, You Decide?

Last week I spoke at a convention and stayed at a hotel in Miami Beach. The hotel was lovely, and I was thrilled to be there. My plan was to come in the day before my presentation, review the content for last minute tweaks, and get “caught up.” Imagine my surprise...
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....
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...
It Is What It Is!

It Is What It Is!

It Is What It Is! We hear this phrase, but what does it mean? People may say this and shrug their shoulders as if to indicate, “Oh well, get over it”. Really? In this time of unease and fear, people want to be heard and understood. How can you use the concept of...