2019 is here and I’m going to have a new word to focus on this year. I’m not abandoning my word for 2018, which was patience, because even with a whole year of practice patience is still a weak spot for me but I am going to adopt a new one. This year the word … Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year: Present
I know what you are thinking. Tony, that is none of your business! I totally agree and that’s why this post will not be about drug or alcohol use. What it is about are states of mind. Those times when you haven’t taken anything to alter your state of mind, yet you may not be … Continue reading Are You Sober?
It’s that festive time of year when everyone over commits and spends an abnormal amount of time with people they rarely see the rest of the year. To add to the chaos of the season every company decides now is the time to throw an annual party. Here is the big question, is this something … Continue reading The Company Party
Leader is a word that gets dissected and talked about maybe more than any other word in the English language. It is a word that instantly brings connotations and probably people to mind when it is heard. Leaders are looked up to and treated differently then those around them. Being a leader means a lot … Continue reading The Wrong Decision
Company reviews come with a negative connotation. There is this idea that it is the death march into the boss’s office to get told all the things you are doing wrong. My take on reviews is a lot different then the typical scene in an 80’s movie. It is not that it must be all … Continue reading Reviews
In the June 2018 issue of Men’s Health there is an article, “Fried” that is a great read. No, unfortunately not about fried food. It is about burnout at work. It talks about common things like unplugging from your phone and unfair compensation, but it also mentions less obvious ones like not having your job … Continue reading “Fried”
Are you a Did? There is no way I could get this point across as eloquently as Shel Silverstein so please just enjoy! “Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda” By Shel Silverstein All the Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas Layin’ in the sun, Talkin’ ‘bout the things They woulda-coulda-shoulda done But those Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas All ran away and hid From the one little did Focus … Continue reading Are You a Did?