Life Lessons

Pick Five!

Many years ago I attended a business seminar that began in a most unusual way.  Instead of beginning the presentation with a witticism or humorous anecdote, the speaker began by asking a simple question—“What’s really important to you?” and then handed out packets of... Read More

Winners & Losers

Sometimes in life we will read words of wisdom or come across an old saying or aphorism that conveys a message or general truth that resonates with us.  At times they’re light-hearted, i.e. “Don’t tug on Superman’s cape,” or “Don’t spit into the wind,” but sometimes... Read More

A Baseball Lesson

With the Major League Baseball season upon us, I thought the timing appropriate to relate a story about an event that occurred a number of years ago at the American Baseball Coaches Association’s annual convention in Nashville Tennessee. The keynote speaker that... Read More

Don’t Worry, He’s Friendly

So you’re out for your morning jog; it’s mid January and the temperature hovers near zero when you notice a large white canine sitting in front of a home set back about 30 yards from the street.  Suddenly the dog takes an interest and begins running towards you.  You... Read More

More doctors smoke Camels…

On a recent trip my wife and I happened upon a kiddie playground replete with swings, horizontal monkey bars, slides of various sizes, a whirl, etc. The playground was vacant but as we walked we spied a series of warning signs alerting people to the dangers that... Read More