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Failure – Anchor Or Educator?

Show me someone who’s had no failure and I’ll show you someone who’s less than honest with themselves.  I certainly have had my fair share of failures.  For instance, for some crazy reason I thought it would be a peachy idea to go out for the volleyball team my first year of college.  Now mind … Continue reading Failure – Anchor Or Educator?

Necessity is the mother of invention, Part 1

My favorite saying is “Necessity is the mother of invention.” I used to say it to my children as I was figuring out how to fix a favorite plaything, or invent a new game to play while stuck in traffic, or prepare a meal without all the needed ingredients. Or a million other things. Life … Continue reading Necessity is the mother of invention, Part 1

The Elephant in the Room

The CEO walked into the room and looked at his team, frustrated that the company had not hit its goals for the last two quarters.  He led them through a lengthy discussion of the various problems they faced in operations, marketing, sales, and customer service.  They agreed on what they would do to address the … Continue reading The Elephant in the Room