Posts Tagged possibilities

Fall In

Fall In. That command once bellowed by a drill sergeant decades ago still elicits a nano-second physical and mental reaction:  stop any and everything that you are doing now and get into formation.  Rigid.  Still.  Silent. There is a corporate version: “Let’s get the team aligned on X.”  What does that mean exactly?  What are [...]

Wave Me On

“Strange how my heart beats to find myself upon your shore….” – Enya I can’t swim.  Fear is my companion every time I put on my PFD and climb into my kayak for a paddle.  Paddle off the north shore of Oahu on a surfboard?  Not in this lifetime. A while back I was there [...]

Odds are…

An image on the news last night got me thinking.  In Nevada, hundreds of people stood in lines several blocks long waiting patiently for the chance to buy a ticket for the 355 million dollar Mega Bucks lottery game. Apparently this was a snapshot of similar scenes around the country.  $355 million.  Wow.  Just some [...]

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.  [...]

Silent Steel

  You are tough… you are strong… a business warrior with the mettle to withstand any challenge that does not kill you, right?  Do you really stand alone?  Let’s dig down deep for a minute. In this week’s ramp up to Mother’s Day, I have been thinking about the confidence, perseverance and support it takes [...]

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