Summer Break

It was not intentional, but I ended up taking a bit of a summer break from the blog. I wasn’t planning on it but with the combination of the summer building season at Moceri Construction and lots of playing in the sun it never made it to the top of the list. As I got … Continue reading Summer Break

Use Your Legs

I was playing basketball yesterday morning and at one point in the game I missed a couple shots in a row and made the comment “I have no legs.” That saying is a very common thing to hear in a pick-up game of basketball but what is uncommon is a response. This Junior in high … Continue reading Use Your Legs

Patience: My Word for 2018

I was pestering Lindsey, my wife, for a hair cut tonight, she is a hair stylist by training hence the salons we used to own, and she told me my word for 2018 should be patience. I didn’t know I needed a word for the year but then I got to thinking and she is … Continue reading Patience: My Word for 2018

The Walking Meeting

Most of us seem to spend a lot of time in meetings, it is a big part of the way business gets done and decisions get made. It is inevitable that we will spend a fair amount of time in conference rooms and coffee shops working to solve a problem, make a decision, or simply … Continue reading The Walking Meeting

1% Infinity

One percent infinity is the idea that if you focus on improving just one percent at a time you will incrementally get a little better and over the long term see great improvements. This isn’t a new idea and I’m not sure who first came up with it, but it is something that can be … Continue reading 1% Infinity

Break Routine to Get Creative

I often find myself doing the exact same routine for days, weeks, and months. The routine rarely breaks and the aha moments all but disappear. The innovation stops as I go through my routines day in and day out. When I break that routine, I am always pleasantly surprised at what comes out of it. … Continue reading Break Routine to Get Creative

Lessons Learned: Pickleball

Lessons Learned: Pickleball I just returned from a trip to Palm Springs and boy is pickleball on the rise. If you are from the Pacific Northwest, there is a good chance you know what it is because it was created on Bainbridge Island in 1965. It has been around the region and I even remember … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Pickleball