Funny how this works more times than not: “A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Continue reading Lead with a Laugh Quote
The haves and have nots usually have something to do with the dids and did nots.
The art of becoming wise is the art of knowing what to overlook
— William James, Psychologist
I’d rather know some of the questions than all of the answers.
– James Thurber, Humorist
It (the week) ends on a Friday the 13th, the only one in 2011, BTW. Maybe that’s why the commute tonight was “driving” me crazy. Folks were coming to a complete stop to make a turn, people were pulling out of parking lots across 2 lanes and unable to get in line straight…so both lanes are blocked, drivers were leaving 200 car lengths between them and the guy/gal in front (all that does is let people cut-in uninhibited). Everyone was being superstitious…yeah, that’s it, superstitious!
For those of you that can say “see how you are?”, this might help explain a bit why I am like I am sometimes….
Done voted today and proud of it. Don’t try to convince otherwise. Here’s to watching our voting voices be heard by new and old politicians. This election day we had 34 choices to consider at my polling place (no propositions). It took me a while to get through each choice as I wanted to vote “for” a candidate and not for “a side” had a straight party ticket vote been punched (who came up with that lousy idea anyway?). I also wanted to vote for the friends I have and know running for office as they genuinely put their heart and soul … Continue reading Voted
As yet another new page to my Blog is added, please know it’s a public way to journey in trying to be a better and smarter kind of guy. Some of you know I enjoy the business, management, self-improvement, rah-rah type books, so I’m going to capture some of the advice from those books, here on the blog. I’m also doing other self-improvement experience besides the books (that might be kind of scary if you think too much about it). If you’re so inclined, over on the left margin (of the Blog page) you will see the page Better to click. In … Continue reading Bettering
I will be the first to admit I can be annoyingly addicted to business advice, leadership education, and becoming an overall better guy. Advice taken to heart recently – please know, despite what you may have heard, I strive for moral courage in both my personal and professional daily life:
From Nashville Business Journal, Nancy Reece Guest Column on Friday July 31, 2009
Making the right call can make all the difference
Jim was a self-described “yeller.” He knew he yelled, but rationalized his yelling with the phrase, “That’s who I am.”