Is leadership for you? Are you cut out to be a leader? Maybe, maybe not.
That certainly is not your typical way of looking at leadership. Most everyone tells you of all the great qualities that a leader must demonstrate to be a good one. They allude that you must match those qualities to be a great Continue Reading »
Doing the right thing is Personal Integrity.
Giving one’s word should be a sacred pact between you and another. Others will trust you only if communicate accurately and actually follow through with what you said. Trust once broken is nearly impossible to restore.
How many times have people told yo Continue Reading »
Someone or something has inspired you at some time in your life. Perhaps it was a rousing speech, a breath-taking piece of art, music, poetry or prose, an act of kindness or heroism, a bonding with the wonder of Mother Nature. Any of it can be inspiring. As long as you are open to and looking for, i Continue Reading »
In some form or another each of us has the ability to use his or her imagination. Some are able more than others. Imagination is the ability to create in thought anything, real or not. Using your imagination puts things into your mind without necessarily the use of the five senses.
We use imaginatio Continue Reading »
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
This post starts with a famous quote for a very good reason. This Lincoln witticism about sums up the whole subject on happiness.
How happy are you? How much of the time are you happy? What influences your happin Continue Reading »
We all have habits. Heck, my cats have habits too. But, we’re human and we still can’t help ourselves. We all do things automatically, without thinking about doing them. Some habits are good, like putting on your seatbelt any time you get into a vehicle. Some habits are not so good, like satisfy Continue Reading »
It doesn’t take much, nor is it hard to find something to be grateful for when you make the time to look. There are abundant opportunities to show your thankfulness, appreciation and gratitude. The world is a wonderful place and all you and I have to do is take a peek.
Study upon study have shown Continue Reading »
Forgiveness is such a rich topic. We can forgive at any time we choose, but the paradox is we never forget what we forgave. Why is that so? It seems to be a very hard thing for people to do. It is so freeing to forgive, to let go of past upsets and to move forward.
Since stories usually best exemp Continue Reading »
There are really only two kinds of fear. There is true fear, fear of physical harm, fear for one’s life, like when you lose control of your car or when someone holds a knife at your throat or points a gun at you. That’s gut wrenching fear of the most valid type. It invokes the fight or flight re Continue Reading »
Have you ever believed in something so deeply that you just knew it’s going to happen or that it was the absolute truth and yet there was no way to prove it? Then you have had faith about that thing.
Faith is as about as intangible as it gets. Faith has no shape or form of its own. You can’t tou Continue Reading »