What if your thoughts had a scent? What would yours smell like? Would your thoughts have a garden scent that originates from the growth of fresh ideas and newly picked possibilities? or… Would your thoughts wreak like hot garbage on a summer day, from the stench created from sitting stagnant with the same thoughts year Read More
How to go from motivation and inspiration into ACTION!
I attended a conference about ten years ago, where a number of business leaders and motivational speakers gave inspirational talks that seemed to move my very soul. Their words seemed to light a fire within me and awaken the urge and hunger to succeed. Towards the end of their talk, each of these speakers promised Read More
The Purpose For Having a Purpose
Two thousand years ago, when a sailor started a journey, he would chart a course using nautical maps and then use the stars to ensure he was on course. When the skies were overcast, a seafaring vessel could lose valuable time drifting in the water, waiting for a sign that they were headed in the Read More
Do you REALLY know how to read?
Last week I had the opportunity to speak to a group of people about my purpose and the journey towards creating that purpose. To do this I shared a brief story: About 10 years ago a wonderful man and mentor of mine assigned me a book to read. After reading the book, I showed up Read More
Don’t Ever Give Up!
This past Wednesday, after the normal workday hours, I moseyed out of my office to see if anyone else happened to be around and I ran into one of the gentleman on my team. We began sharing some small talk and while chatting with him I ventured into an adjacent work space to admire Read More
The Little Things Matter
The past two weeks the “Thought of the Week” has been drenched in a message of patriotism born from my passion for conserving and protecting our nation’s democracy how and where I can. It doesn’t help that Labor Day and the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 were within a week of each other…those events just Read More