It has become that time of year where the leaves have dropped, and I like to escape the chilly wet weather and find myself in warmer climates. I have read articles about how it is necessary to unplug when you get away. Turn the phone off, don’t check e-mails, and just leave it all behind. … Continue reading Working on Vacation
As someone who has been around construction for my entire life, I have always had the perception that you build things to last forever. For a home Moceri Construction built to come crashing down would be devastating. For this reason, my mindset has always been that whatever I build, whether it be a relationship, an … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Sand Castle
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 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
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
I am a big proponent of taking time off and clearing the mind. As I have written about before, breaking the routine is great for finding inspiration. As valuable as time away is it is still a challenge to return to work. I stay engaged when I am away, keeping up on emails and doing … Continue reading Returning to Work