If you follow the NFL there is no doubt you have heard, and probably participated in, the polar debates regarding Tim Tebow as a NFL quarterback. All the “experts” say he does not have the talent to play quarterback at the level required by the NFL. In his second year, many of us would agree [...]
I don’t know about you, but there are times when I catch myself in this mode of constantly correcting, directing, and instructing my “mini-ME’s”. I start throwing attention getting “Why did you…”, “You should have…”, “Haven’t I said…”, “You need to…” verbal missiles with hopes of an instantaneous leap to self discipline. Really? I start [...]
I just finished reading the book “The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability” by Roger Connors, Tom Smith, and Craig Hickman.
Many of you may have read it too since it was published in 1994 and has sold nearly 600,000 copies. The purpose of my reading this book was for professional job related [...]
First let me say I am not a handy man. I don’t have very many tools and the ones I do have don’t get used much. I was challenged to reframe and put new trim on an open area within a wall that separates our family room from the kitchen. How hard could this be [...]
Thomas Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. Henry Ford failed and went broke five times before he succeeded. Winston Churchill failed sixth grade. He was subsequently defeated in every election for public office until he became Prime Minister at the age of 62. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school [...]