“Once you have tasted of the sky, you will forever look up”

Happy Friday! Can you believe that next week it will be May?! This week I went into my “archives” and found some of my sky pictures. The sky is my favorite photography subject of all. I find the continuity of it calming and the discontinuity of it thrilling. “Once you have tasted the taste of… Read More

Procrastination isn’t laziness

I have always had this habit of putting off my work until the very last minute. On some level, the time crunch forces me to solidify my thoughts and is beneficial. But, for the most part, I am just delaying a task that needs to be completed and running the risk of putting people in… Read More

Better together

Read time: 14 min 6 sec At the end of January, we began looking at the five generations that currently make up the American workforce. Each week we went over a summary of the various generations and the different events that helped shape them as people. The Silent Generation – The Depression and WWII Baby… Read More

Millennials, an introduction

So far, over the last few Fridays, we have gone over The Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, and Gen X. This week, we are looking at Millennials, those we previously noted as being born between the years 1981-2000. Although in 2018, the Pew Research Center adjusted the cut-off year to 1996, in order to keep the… Read More

The Silent Generation, an introduction

One area of study that has long fascinated me is the area regarding the various generations of people that we have, specifically in America. Over the last eight years or so that has shifted to how those generations function together within the workplace.    I know that people have differing views on names for the… Read More

When you really don’t want to put in the work

I am still on my “brain hacking” kick, or should I say quest? Quest seems a better option. I have found that most of the people that I follow online by way of newsletters, blogs, Snapchat, and YouTube center in some way around habit forming (without realizing it as it happened!).  Ingesting their content in… Read More

Change the Narrative – Lauren Allen

Merriam-Webster refers to resilience as an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. An ability to roll with the punches, according to Mayo Clinic. My understanding of resilience prior to this week was that it was something that people were just gifted with, like good eyesight or height. You either had… Read More

are you relentless?

Good Tuesday morning to you! I hope you had a great three-day weekend. I took Friday as a vacation day and had a nice four-day break. relentless: showing or promising no abatement of severity, intensity, strength, or pace (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relentless) “no abatement” is the key part of that definition. Relentless is often used in a negative sense,… Read More

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… Read More