Archive for November 2018

Rise to the Challenge

Do you like a challenge? Maybe you enjoy a new board game, a difficult piece of music, or a 2,000-piece jigsaw puzzle? Do you like a challenge at work such as an eccentric client, an unexpected design issue, or a problematic employee? Challenges If you are like me, the answer is yes and no.  There…

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Talking to People

I want to thank you for taking the time to read my blogs. As is the case with many writers, speakers, and preachers, the messages they seek to convey are as much for the reader’s benefit as they are for their benefit. This is true for me.  I write about the issues I need to…

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Difficult Decisions

Have you ever thought about how many decisions you make in a single day? I suggest you try to count them. For many, the first decision is to turn off the alarm and get up, or hit the snooze button and get ten more minutes of sleep.  The next decision might be to either let…

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The Hiring Game

I have several acquaintances who relish the idea of spending an evening playing a board game.  They have closets full of all sorts of games.  The current “hot” game is Catan, but they also like the classics such as Monopoly, Scrabble, Battleship, and Bananagrams. These are games that you can start and stop whenever you…

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What to Change

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. This prayer is known as the Serenity Prayer and is used by many self-help seekers and 12-step programs. Its power lies in its simplicity and honesty. Everything is in one…

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