Are we really thinking? Are we doing any real deep thinking? I too often find myself "too busy" to think deeply or I am too easily distracted. As someone on the tail end of the Baby Boomer generation, I am pre-Internet and have always enjoyed reading and reading deeply and then reflecting on that reading. … Continue reading are we really thinking?
He always had a smile playing around the corners of his mouth ready to burst into that full fledged humorous smile that made others around him smile in spite of themselves. He had a sparkle in his eyes and a jaunty spring to his step. He had a gift for seeing the humor in almost … Continue reading titles do not make leaders
“More is written about leadership than ever, but we have fewer real leaders.” I have heard this, or something similar, many times and I have often said it myself. We have seen failure after failure of high profile business, political, and other types of leaders in the news—both local and national. It gets downright depressing … Continue reading We Have a Crisis in Leadership—Or Do We?
"Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm." - Proverbs 13:20 (ESV) Choose wisely the people you spend time with as they shape you whether you are aware of that happening or not. If you choose well, these people will help you become a better person. If you … Continue reading choose wisely
It is a great day today as we welcome Lauren Allen to the practice. Lauren will be serving as the Operations Manager. She has years of experience in the area of Human Resources and customer service. She is also an excellent researcher which will enable us to better serve our clients. So glad to have … Continue reading Welcome Lauren Allen to the practice!
Tomorrow, July 4th, we have the privilege of celebrating Independence Day. Tomorrow, we are to celebrate and we are to remember that what we celebrate was purchased with great sacrifice. Our freedom is something we should never take for granted and we must be ever vigilant or it will gradually slip away. Our family has … Continue reading Independence Day – remember
We have all read and heard about the importance of taking time to reflect on our day so that we may learn from the day. However, some of us struggle to do so without some type of framework to guide us through that reflection in a productive manner. Following are the highlights of a framework … Continue reading Reflecting On & Learning from Your Day – A Framework
Investing well is important as we consider and plan for the future. Most often when we think of investing, we are thinking of our financial investments. We are planning for our children’s college plans, their marriages, hedging against unexpected expenses, and for financial security for our latter years. However, our investment plans often do not … Continue reading A Critical Investment Strategy
What does "humility in the workplace" mean? Why is it important? For many, the word humility has many connotations. Some are very positive and some not so positive. It seems some people equate humility to weakness and being a "doormat". I beg to differ from that view of humility. In true humility, there is great … Continue reading humility in the workplace – a self-awareness issue
"Being anticipatory can mean many things. In some cases, it’s about identifying opportunities for major disruptions that you yourself can introduce (think Uber, Kickstarter and other ideas that set entire industries on their ear.) But being anticipatory also means being aware of disruption from others that may impact you—and knowing how to prepare accordingly. To that end, … Continue reading “Digital Disruption: Not Just for Millennials Anymore” by Daniel Burrus