Opportunities Realized

I know that I am far from alone in my sincere belief that life is one giant opportunity.  Whether we care to admit it or not, we all miss more opportunities than we realize…it’s just math.  The key is to minimize the number of opportunities missed and increase the number of opportunities realized.  Over the course of my […]

“About Time” Moments

We’ve all had those moments in life of sudden realization, inspiration, insight, recognition, or comprehension. And most of us aspire to having many more of them. We refer to those moments as “Aha Moments.” I seem to be having quite a few lately and continue to enjoy each one.  As enjoyable as it is to […]

Finding vs Looking

Earlier this week on my way to work, I found myself singing along with one of my favorite U2 songs.  “I Still Haven’t Found What I am Looking For” starts out as follows: I have climbed highest mountainsI have run through the fieldsOnly to be with youOnly to be with youI have run I have […]

Give Yourself Credit

I know many people who are eager to take credit for the contributions they make and I tend to seek out people who are quick to give others credit for the contributions they make.  What I don’t see all that often is people giving themselves credit.  I am not talking about participation trophies, and I am not […]

Get Even Better Tours

I heard it again recently, two relatively senior Naval Officers talking about their personal involvement in helping someone be given the benefit of a “Get Well Tour.” Now those of us who have served or are serving in the Navy (and maybe other services have the same term) know exactly what this term means. For the rest […]