Posts Tagged change

Throw In the Wrench

“Expect the unexpected, or you won’t find it.”  – Heraclitus   We are 2 months in. No doubt our 2012 plans are being executed flawlessly.  Hmmmm.  Unlikely.   The majority of plans fail.  There are zillions of reasons why from “we just threw a big goal up there to get the boss off our back [...]

Abandon the Chain Gang

The topic of leadership is fascinating.  So much is being written and said every day in books, news media, TV, blogs.  A Google search this morning offered 148 million opportunities to learn something about leadership.  Where to begin? My long wall full of leadership books offers a decent range.  Some books have elements with numbers: [...]

One Palette

“Imagine if you only had one canvas to paint on each year…” – Mr. Marchetti, a hugely passionate Italian winemaker Yes. Imagine. During the course of my day when I ask acquaintances and strangers “howʼs your day?” I often hear the words that make me bite down so hard I create another micro fissure in [...]

The Big Uneasy

  We can decide every morning how we want to feel that day.  We can choose an easy, energy conserving, no-ripples-in-the-lake kind of day and after a Mountain Dew for breakfast, lunch with friends and a 2 hour staff meeting in the afternoon we can slip back into our cars and head home nearly untouched.  [...]

The Frosty Truth

  “We dance around the ring and suppose.  The secret sits in the middle and knows.”     – Robert Frost   When you are getting dressed to go to YOUR dance tomorrow morning look longer in the mirror (I know, a good day for me is a whole day without a mirror but heck, for [...]

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