“Not Taking Risks Is the Riskiest Career Move of All” – Harvard Business Review

This is an excellent article from Harvard Business Review that illustrates how important it is for you to take responsibility for your career and job security. Here are the first two paragraphs from the article: Mark was a survivor. Until he was fired in 2012, six months shy of his 50thbirthday, he’d done everything right … Continue reading “Not Taking Risks Is the Riskiest Career Move of All” – Harvard Business Review

too busy to ponder?

Good morning! It's finally getting Spring here in NE Indiana!! Flowers starting to bloom and a mallard walking around in the yard. Question for you - how much time do you actually spend thinking about the important things? I mean actually thinking, reflecting, meditating, or pondering on the important issues in your life and in … Continue reading too busy to ponder?

is the internet reshaping your brain?

What do you think? Are your reading habits changing because of the Internet? Have you noticed that where you once could sit down and enjoy a lengthy article or large portions of a book that now you quickly get bored and want something different? Are you as able to think deeply and at length about … Continue reading is the internet reshaping your brain?

where do you learn?

"A school is wherever a man can learn, Mr. Shafter, do not forget that. A man can learn from these mountains and the trees, he can learn by listening, by seeing, and by hearing the talk of other men and thinking about what they say." - L'Amour, Angelique (2010-12-01). A Trail of Memories: The Quotations … Continue reading where do you learn?

quotes on learning from Louis L’Amour

Louis L'Amour was and is one of my favorite authors. He was a man with a love for learning and it permeated all of his books. Following are a few of his quotes on learning that I particularly like. As you read his comments, maybe you can take time to reflect on your own attitude … Continue reading quotes on learning from Louis L’Amour

a seeker of knowledge and wisdom

Good Friday morning to you! Think about the following for a few minutes: "Incline your ear, and hear the words of the wise, . . ." - Proverbs 22:17 "Apply your heart to instruction and your ear to words of knowledge." - Proverbs 23:12 ". . . with those who take advice is wisdom." - Proverbs 12:10 … Continue reading a seeker of knowledge and wisdom