Once manipulation begins to creep in, regardless of intention or purpose, cracks will form in the foundation of trust. Cracks that become real problems, cracks that will eventually erode the foundation entirely.
Blind trust, faith in your fellow man, belief in the good of people. All foolishness in my experience. I’ve worked in many industries, public companies, non-profits, religious, and secular, and I have found one nasty thing to be constant in just about every situation. People will stab you in the back, screw you over, then […]
Don’t take yourself too seriously I think we all get just a little too serious too much of the time. As a culture, we need to step back, take a breath, and a freaking chill pill. Yes yes, there is time for seriousness. Time for down and dirty get it done serious work. That’s not […]
Make sure your roots are not shallow. Make sure you know your why. Make sure you spend the time investing in the relationships that matter, the ones that will last. They are gonna come. They are gonna come HARD. The haters, the doubters, the naysayers. The don’t want you to succeed. Many of them will […]
We all have the exact same 1440 minutes per day. You don’t get more or less than Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Steve Jobs, or Martin Luther King Jr. EVERY MINUTE COUNTS. You have the SAME amount of time. THE SAME. The question is what are you going to do with your time? Are you […]
Day after day, mile after mile. Life can get busy, DARN busy. In fact so many wear their busyness like a badge of honor. Do you know why you do what you do? Is there a purpose behind the busy, behind the constant barrage of “stuff” that must be done? Take time to pause […]
There are friends, and then there are “real” friends. Sometimes we mistakenly think that our friends are actually “real” friends. Then something happens. Something happens to challenge the core of the friendship, and the true colors are seen. The true colors are flowing high and proud on the flags of their actions. There’s nothing quite like […]