Category Archives: Responsibility

Here Are the Positive Aspects of Discovering You Are Dying


I’m Dying… We begin to die the second we are born… But I’m not talking about that kind of dying. I’m talking about having the Oncologist come in after your labs and quarterly CT scan and saying: “Well, the results … Continue reading

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How to Become Foolishly Foolish in One Easy Step…


Who listens to fools? Fools do… Your Simple Leadership Lesson: Beware of listening to fools and doing what fools do, for you will quickly join them in their foolishness. The fastest way to foolishness and folly is to listen to … Continue reading

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Why You Never Seem to Have Enough Time


There’s never enough time in the day. I can’t ever do all the things I need to do… A Simple Leadership Lesson: HOGWASH! There are so many things wrong with that quote. Let’s review some simple and basic facts: Basic Facts: There are precisely 24 … Continue reading

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An Important Question That Will Cause You Whiplash


Insightful questions are the ones that bring you to a screeching, whiplashing halt until you figure out the answer… A writing acquaintance asked me a question the other day. “What specific events happened in your life to make you truly appreciate … Continue reading

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It Can Be Good When Things Get In Your Way


I dislike it when stuff gets in the way of achieving my goals. Frustration. Irritation. Exasperation. Vexation. All of the “ations”. At times, outright anger and — perhaps a bit of rage? You know what I mean?. An impediment just occurred. Something … Continue reading

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Why Drowning in A Thimble Is Even Possible


Your Simple Thought of the Week: Some people can drown in a thimbleful of water That’s what my grandmother used to tell me. Contemplation We all know the types. Drama queens. Everything is blown out of proportion. Super sized. Chicken Little. … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens When We Have Influence


“We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.” ― Stephen King My past mistakes have been plentiful. Some even catastrophic. I must have gotten a bulk price on mistakes. I’m not exaggerating. There was a time in my life when I pretty much … Continue reading

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