Have you ever been so focussed on “doing what needs to get done” that you forget WHY you’re doing it? I work in the world of fundraising and, like most places, we track and measure everything we do. Every meeting, call, request is carefully tracked and measured against the overall goal. Keeping track of this […]
A little over two years ago I took up the sport of running. I’ve written a few posts about this over that period and looking back, it’s clear to me that the biggest take-away for me is this: just start! It sounds so simple but it’s incredibly rewarding. It doesn’t need to be perfect; it […]
If you’ve followed any of my blog posts or listened to my podcast, you’ve probably discovered that my interests are varied. I love the power of a conversation and the ability it has to open doors to a world full of possibilities. That being said, I realized the other day that I may be guilty […]
…. is that we often use them without knowing what they really mean. Some words take on a different meaning based on where we are from or what generation we belong to. I came across this commentary the by Bob Schieffer anchor and moderator of “Face The Nation”, CBS News’ Sunday public affairs broadcast and I thought […]
Monday morning inspiration: ”Don’t stumble over something behind you.” ~ Seneca Be well and make it a great week!
Monday morning inspiration: “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.” – Mother Teresa Be well and make it a great Memorial Day!
Just recently, I sat through an interesting conversation with a group of people and it became absolutely clear to me (pardon the pun) that opaqueness does not have a place in crucial conversations. My trusted Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines Opaque (adj) as follows: a: hard to understand or explain; b: obtuse, thickheaded Here’s the thing, […]
Listen to the Episode Below (00:30:08) Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:30:08 volume #28: In Conversation with Trudy Lickfelt About 4-H iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSLeave a Rating or ReviewSubscribe via RSS Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android […]
I have spent the last two Fridays immersed in Stephen Covey’s 7-Habits of Highly Effective People. During yesterday’s session, I came across this great quote: One of the biggest things I’ve learned is that I don’t always have to be right. ~ Jeffrey B. Swartz It occurred to me that there are times when I […]
Listen to the Episode Below (00:25:05) Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:25:05 volume #12: In Conversation With Author Tommy Spaulding iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSLeave a Rating or ReviewSubscribe via RSS Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | […]