Confessions From the Coach

“But there was a difference between being stuck and choosing to stay. Between being found and finding yourself.” ― Martina Boone, Compulsion Well, along the lines of this happened to me, I have actually been stuck a few times in my life. I will probably get stuck again on my way down the path. IContinue reading “Confessions From the Coach”

Waiting For Friday

Why is Friday so good and why is Monday so awful? Is this a rule someplace??    Do you spend Sunday dreading Monday? Are you in an endless cycle of ups and downs, just waiting for another week to end?    If you answered yes, then you are not alone. Far from it.  It hit me oneContinue reading “Waiting For Friday”

You Are Not Alone

One thing I always try to remind people of in my corporate life is that everyone’s got problems. Might not appear that way, might not be obvious and they probably don’t talk about it, but many times it is true. My intent then as a leader, was to help if I could, show understanding, butContinue reading “You Are Not Alone”

The Toxic People

One of my son’s pet peeves (he is a scientist) is calling a snake poisonous. Snakes are “venomous”. They inject venom into the victim, and the venom is toxic. Quite frankly, I don’t care either way as I know what the dangerous ones look like and will be retreating in the opposite direction. If youContinue reading “The Toxic People”

Another New Year, 2021 Edition

Lemons or Lemonade, 2020 is behind us now. For better or worse, it is history, and we can’t go back. Who would want to?! What a historical year, in so many ways. Repeat after me… “WE CAN’T CHANGE THE PAST”. Let us focus on being our best today and plan for the future.   Not thatContinue reading “Another New Year, 2021 Edition”

The Power of Grace in 2020

Have you ever watched an ice-skating champion or a ballerina?? Or a master of Kung Fu? They are the epitome of “Power and Grace”. Their form is flawless, and no motion is wasted.   Purposeful and efficient while practicing their craft. But just ask yourself, how many times have they fallen? How many hours haveContinue reading “The Power of Grace in 2020”