I just came back from a 3-day getaway to do some hiking in Hocking Hills in southern Ohio. I figured that was socially distanced enough to be safe now that I’ve had the vaccine. I walked through the woods, keeping
I’ve just received my 2nd Moderna shot. Vaccine availability has replaced weather as the primary topic of social conversation. People talk longingly about getting ‘back to normal.’ But, do we really want to go back? We can’t. Everything that we
There really is a light at the end of this long dark tunnel we have been in since last March (2020). Covid-19 vaccines are rolling out (my 2nd shot scheduled for the end of the month! yeah!) and soon we
I once worked with a leader who had gotten feedback that her team felt she didn’t have trust in them; she tended to steamroll her own solutions without listening to their inputs. While the solutions she came up with generally
You spend a lot of effort eliminating distractions and staying laser-focused on your target. But then there are those times, you get that niggling feeling it is time to move off the trajectory you’re on. It has gotten comfortable, yes.
“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those
Little did I know that when I started my gratitude experiment last January, that it is the thing that would save me this year. I started a daily gratitude practice to lift my spirits after my mother passed. I had
If you wait for perfect conditions, you’ll never get anything done. So, what are you getting done?
“Yes, Drill Sergeant! One!” How did I wind up on hands and knees in boots, fatigues, and helmet, pushing away the Kentucky dirt? “Two.” I blame it on Elaine, my college classmate. If she hadn’t invited me (or did I invite myself?) to hear the ROTC lunch pitch, would I ever have imagined that crawling through mud would be the start of a very
Have you ever had a big decision to make? How did you go about it? At some point did you make a list of pros and cons, or some other logical analysis, that tipped you towards the answer the numbers pointed to?