Print BlogMy knee was acting up the other day. Nevertheless, I wanted some exercise, and so I brought out my bicycle with the wide tires. It is called a “City Bike,” and it is built for comfort not speed. It has (I’m told) about 21 gears, but under normal conditions, I think I use three of them. There was a time when I enjoyed jogging, but the cartilage in my knees has told me those days are behind me. I
Print BlogNo one aims for a life of mediocrity, to spend their work tenure under the shadow of their more talented peers. If you’re not careful, though, that’s exactly where you might end up.
Print BlogShow us a successful company and we’ll show you the long list of struggles they’ve overcome.
Print BlogAre you living within your happiness? It’s a question you may not have considered. We are taught from a relatively young age to live within our means, though I realize some of us don’t, but what does it mean to live within our happiness? I have been thinking a lot about this question lately and what triggered it was a Facebook post my wife shared with me from one of her high school friends. Her former classmate had just
Print BlogHow many times have you received a compliment from a random stranger and felt like it made your day? An unexpected bright smile on the metro. Maybe someone held the door open for you while you were struggling with groceries—maybe there is some good left in the world after all.
Print Blog A favorite aunt passed away last year. She was 94, and her mind was crystal clear until the very end. She died in her own home, and as she passed, her pastor, three children, and their spouses surrounded her. There was sadness, to be sure, but also many smiles, hugs and warmth. She had lived a good life and had witnessed great and small events. I would be less than honest to say that there were “absolutely no”
Print BlogThere probably isn’t a person reading this post who hasn’t heard of Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven, one of the most famous of all composers, became deaf and composed some of his most famous symphonies while completely deaf. It is said that he had the legs cut off of a piano and when he struck a chord, he “heard” the note by putting his ear to the floor. Myles Chances are you’ve not heard of Myles de Bastion, a
Print BlogLast weekend, a friend who is thirty twice over commented, “I can’t believe it’s already July.” He then added, “It just seems like the older we get, the faster time goes.” With July 4th in the rearview mirror, we started reminiscing about our favorite holidays, traditions and memories. He said, “Remember when we slept in your backyard with friends in a sleeping bag, drank from the garden hose, swam in the pond wearing cut-off jean shorts, roasted marshmallows over
Print BlogDeveloping good habits can be hard at first, but as with anything else in life, it can be developed and maintained through perseverance.
Print Blog“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” — Thomas Jefferson What do ultra-successful people have that others don’t? An inextinguishable hunger for life-long learning.