Would you set out on a 1,000-mile journey without first deciding where you were going? If you’re like most people, you would do a lot of planning before you traveled the first mile. You’d know where you were going, where you’d stay when you got there, how you’d travel, and what you’d need for the journey. A long… Continue reading Plan Your Journey (and How to Avoid a Mid-Life Crisis)
By nature of having both a seven and nine-year-old living under the same roof as me, I get the privilege of arbitrating many disputes. “She hit me!” cries the young one. Or, “He knocked me down!” says the other. When it’s a physical dispute, my next question tends to be, “Did s/he do it on purpose?”… Continue reading Are You Living an Accidental Life?
Hmmmm. Nice post, I think this is a very good topic and I think that I agree with pretty much everything that you have said, but I also think there is a bit more to the story. As you are painfully aware, I like to be the “there is always more to the story” guy.… Continue reading More thoughts on Fear of Commitment
Joe, One of the things that continues to perplex me about both individual people and corporations is why the idea of strategy and long term goals are so intimidating. The more experienced I get, the more I’ve come to realize that running a successful team, organization, or company boils down to three key actions: Find… Continue reading Fear of Commitment
Joe, I think that you are right when you said that we may have a crisis of personal responsibility on our hands. I’ve seen the symptoms of this manifested in a number of ways. When I think about this issue, I quickly jump to the question, “How did we end up like this?” I don’t… Continue reading Personal Responsibility #4