Print BlogIf you could turn to your co-worker on a busy Monday afternoon and ask them how their day’s going, how do you think they’ll react?
Print BlogThe first time I met Craig, I was sitting in a local restaurant north of Pittsburgh eating a tuna fish salad sandwich and just minding my business. Suddenly, a deep, operatic voice was heard about 20 decibels (it seemed) above the lunchtime diners. He was singing “Happy Birthday” to the young woman behind the counter. She covered her twenty-something face in embarrassment as he took his sweet time to deliver each note as though he had taken to the
Print BlogThis blog is based on a true story. However, I hope you won’t mind if I give the gentleman a different name and withhold the name of his organization. Samuel, “Sam” for short, is a WWII veteran. He is about to celebrate his 93rd birthday, and he has no intention of slowing down. In WWII, he was a bombardier on a B-17, where he and his crew made exceptionally perilous missions over enemy territory. Their usual targets were heavily
Print BlogNot more than two months ago, an important health study was published by the American Psychological Association (APA). The report is summarized as follows: “Loneliness and social isolation may represent a greater public health hazard than obesity, and their impact has been growing and will continue to grow, according to research.” Despite everything you have heard about the dangers of being overweight, and there are several, being isolated and lonely are worse. According to the APA and the AARP’s
Print BlogHow can you tell if you’re a workaholic or simply passionate about what you do?
Print BlogEver leave a generous tip at your local coffee shop for their fantastic service and see the server’s reaction when they’re not looking?
Print BlogIt is with a heavy heart that I write this short blog and pay tribute to my stepfather, who departed this earth last week. He was a man who stepped up when others stepped down. A man of few words who had a quiet strength that was necessary to face challenges with confidence. As a husband to my mom and a father to my brother and me, he was selfless, responsible and reliable. He came into our lives 54
Print BlogWhen we want to emphasize the hopeful side of a situation, we refer to the term “silver lining.” I am almost certain that you can think of a difficulty that turned out to be a positive experience. No one likes trials, challenges and glitches; however, there is usually something to learn, and in some instances, an opportunity that often ends remarkably. Here are three silver linings to problematic conditions that at the time appeared overwhelming. The Athlete – Robin
Print BlogNext time you’re stuck in slow-moving traffic, take a moment to look around as you’re waiting for the signal to turn green. Hundreds of cars in all shapes and sizes with drivers and passengers of all ages.
Print BlogThink about some of the coolest jobs in the world and try to identify what they all have in common. They don’t have to have their headquarters in California, and they don’t all have to be jobs that pay in millions.