Many of us are on more calls now. Not all calls are as prepared as they can be. The phrase, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression,” is spot on. We can get a huge advantage if we start off on the right foot. When a person is prepared, they thinkContinue reading “Better prepared Zoom meetings”
Writing a brief thoughtful post in this blog everyday is fun. The posts that resonated most all mentioned or contained an element of a story. The best stories have been personal experiences or stories relayed from a point of view. That invites others to share in it with us. I have applied this to myContinue reading “If Content Is King Then Story Is The Emperor”
I have been walking a lot recently, walking to think, walking to get healthier, just walking anywhere with whoever will walk with me. I observed something that happened when I was walking with different people and I thought it had only been me who noticed this. What I noticed was that, I walked with tallContinue reading “Walking to think”
Kintsugi (金継ぎ, きんつぎ, “golden joinery”), also known as Kintsukuroi (金繕い, きんつくろい, “golden repair”). The Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. As a philosophy it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. This is notContinue reading “Kintsugi (金継ぎ, きんつぎ, “golden joinery”), also known as Kintsukuroi”
“A stumble may prevent a fall” an aphorism I quote often. It speaks to the enduring human spirit of trying and falling and then getting up and trying again. It speaks to the mistake you recently made and how it makes you wiser more stronger for the next time. My eldest child at university fellContinue reading “Parenting Lesson: A stumble prevents a fall”
My Saturday posts are traditionally where I share a more personal story, something that reveals a bit more than I would on a week day. I have two loves beyond my family. 1. The written Language in all its forms but good old fashioned books are my fave. 2. The ocean, I love being near,Continue reading “Beautiful prose”
I know the idea of travel seems like a distant memory but travel will return at some point in someway and this nugget is my ever so secret but priceless travel tip. 2009 I stayed on the 33rd floor of JW Marriot and had an amazing view of Indianapolis City Skyline and the Minor leagueContinue reading “My favourite travel tip”
2020 we can all agree is best forgotten but I am pleased with one thing. I have removed myself from social media and now since last month have not visited certain online news sites either. I read the guardian in paper form or iPad and if I go online it would be the BBC. IfContinue reading “Social Dilemma”
We all like the feeling that we know the most about a subject. in a room full of people, It is enticing, its makes you feel good. There is nothing wrong with a desire to know and control your environment. How would you react if I said it is hurting you, it is at leastContinue reading “Learning and growing”
I wanted to share a story learned on the muddy fields of 2007-2010. I used to coach Junior football 10 years ago, we used to have penalty spot drills. The parents would say to the kids ‘don’t miss’? What do you think would happen after that advice? I made a point of telling the playersContinue reading “Focus on the goal not the obstacle”
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