What Pierced Your Heart

Do Not Let What Pierced Your Heart Crush Your Hope. Whether or not you knew someone who died in the September 11 attack, we all lost a great deal on that day. We lost America as we knew it. We lost a lot of our fellow citizens, and we lost some of our peace, comfort, and trust. We’re all grieving. That’s our natural …

The Certainty Of Misery

The Certainty Of Misery Is Better Than  The Misery Of Uncertainty. These are tough times for a lot of you. Just a year or two ago, you couldn’t find or keep enough employees, and you kept asking me to speak on recruitment and retention. Now some of you are facing the opposite problem. You are being forced to downsize your department, and you’re …

Living On The Edge

If You’re Not Living On The Edge, You’re Taking Up Too Much Space. I got today’s tip from a nursing home resident. Even though she was old in years, she was young in spirit. She knew about the absolute necessity of change, growth, and living outside her comfort zone. That’s not an easy concept to grasp, and it’s not an easy way to …