It’s All Yours for the Taking

All of the information you require, want or need is available to you right now. In this instant, as you read this blog post, it all is literally at your fingertips. This easy access to knowledge is a newer than new phenomenon. In the history of time, it began a...

Becoming the “Best Ever”

If you surveyed people asking them to rate on a scale from one to ten “how important is it for you to improve in your career”, you would get a lot of tens.  It is hard to imagine anyone responding with, “Nah, I do not need to get any better at what I do.  Maintaining...

The Choice Is Yours – Choose Well

In his response to my fan email, Marshall Goldsmith signed off with “Life is good.”  Some people might think that this is a cliché; there are bumper stickers that say as much after all.  But, in this case, it was proclaimed by Marshall Goldsmith, a superhero in the...

Knowing, Talking, Doing

A rabbi, a priest, and a Lutheran minister walk into a bar. The bartender looks up and says, “Is this some kind of joke?” Knowing, talking, doing are like the rabbi, priest, and Lutheran minister.  Say them together enough times and they sound like a...

The Grapefruit: The Goal That Became a Distraction

In an effort to “Eat 5 A Day,” I have been trying for the past ten days to eat the grapefruit sitting in my fruit bowl.  Every morning I say “today I will eat the grapefruit.”  And, every day I don’t. Not reaching my goal despite my best intentions, has been very...