My buddy sat across the table from me listening patiently, his head cocked to one side while making a few scribbles on his yellow pad as I talked. A project I was working on had stalled, and I was in no small state of consternation about why it refused to find it’s higher gear. Our coffee time […]
I can see beyond that pleasant smile. I appreciate you putting it on for me as I come into your shop or office. But for the moment, it’s ok to relax and just take a breath. I have something for you. If you own or operate a local business, or are an entrepreneur building one, […]
As a leader, have you ever committed to something you regretted within days? Only to find a graceful exit more complicated than you’d like? Most local business leaders belong to a number of organizations. Civic groups, social organizations, professional associations, networking groups, charitable boards, school and religious committee’s to name a few. There are many […]
Over that past two weeks I have splurged. I have been frivolous with my time to the point of feeling irresponsible. I questioned myself several times while I was doing it – thinking “stop this and get back to work!” But I had finally reached a point where I didn’t care. I was going to […]
The day had been productive until now. Abby had made progress lately managing her time and attention. She was gaining a new sense of momentum in her work and it felt good. Until this moment.
Growing up in Kentucky I was no stranger to horses. Probably the most essential gear for riding a horse is the bit and bridle. Horses will do their own thing unless they are ridden with a bit and bridle. Unless your horse is named Mr. Ed, it’s very difficult to have a meaningful conversation with […]