Four-Letter Word

Four-Letter Word

“It always seems impossible until its done.” Nelson Mandela

Back in 2008, I signed up to run the Colorado Relay with co-workers and friends to raise money for charity. If you are unfamiliar with the race, it’s an epic run through the mountains of Colorado that covers 200 miles and approximately 12,000 feet of elevation change. Read more

Uncertainty

Uncertainty

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.”  —Robert Green Ingersoll

In my corporate career, I remember how big changes rocked my world. Maybe I was lulled to sleep by the security and comfort of steady employment. Maybe I gripped my job description a little too hard, like a toddler holding a blanket. Read more

Ten Pounds Of Crap In A One-Pound Bag

Ten Pounds of Crap in a One-Pound Bag

“Change is hard because people wear themselves out … what looks like laziness is often exhaustion.” —Chip Heath

Busyness Doesn’t Equal Productivity

We live in a world that promotes and celebrates busyness. Think about it. How many times have you heard co-workers brag, “During my day off, I ran 20 miles!” Or, what about the people who repeatedly boast about how little sleep they get because they are so busy? Read more

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