Learn to Love a Job You Don’t Like

Learn to Love a Job You Don’t Like

Have you ever noticed that some jobs are easier to learn than others?    When I was a teenager I worked one summer at a hardware store.  For whatever reason, I was great at merchandising and customer service. But I was lousy at the register.  To this day in my own...
The One Mental Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

The One Mental Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

I come across a lot of creative people. People with good ideas. Many with great one’s. A few with really bad ones. What I don’t see nearly as often is the unction to put ideas into activity to make them a reality. Whether it’s an idea for a business or a goal...
What’s in Your Leadership Toolbox?.

What’s in Your Leadership Toolbox?.

I love tools. They have fascinated me ever since I was a little kid.  Usually the bigger and louder the more they captivate my attention.  I can remember one time getting lost from my parents on vacation when I went to watch bulldozers tear apart the earth to make way...
10 Strategies for Rejuvenating Vacations

10 Strategies for Rejuvenating Vacations

One of my favorite movies is Vacation with Chevy Chase.  We have been the Griswold’s on more than one occasion with the unreasonable expectations, family qwerks and memorable experiences – some good and some not. Each year I make mental notes of what to do...