Ode to Boredom

Ode to Boredom

As we embark on week number two of life in the New Normal, I’ve been hearing lots of stories about people and families dealing with boredom. With school-aged kids off now on extended breaks, sports and activities cancelled, and many working out of make-shift home...
Celebrate Success

Celebrate Success

  For some reason in February I almost always find myself watching the movie Miracle. This month marks the 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Gold Medal winning USA hockey team. After the movie ended there was a documentary “Miracle On Ice” with player interviews from...
Put You in the Core Values

Put You in the Core Values

  If you visit any functioning organization around the country you will typically find a picture, plaque or poster depicting the company’s Core Values. Words like- RESPECT- TEAMWORK- INTEGRITY- SERVICE- TRUST and many others will usually fill up those spaces. I...
Holiday Lessons From Clark Griswold

Holiday Lessons From Clark Griswold

  This past weekend my family and I watched one of my favorite old movie’s -Christmas Vacation. I never seem to get tired of watching Clark Griswold and his futile attempts to provide the perfect Holiday for his family. This year, I realized that in many ways I...
So This is Christmas- What Have YOU Done?

So This is Christmas- What Have YOU Done?

  I keep hearing that song on the Radio by John Lennon, “So this is Christmas” In the first line John Lennon pointedly asks us “What have you done?  Another year over and a new one just begun”   The timing of this song is an excellent reminder to take...
10 Tips for a Stress Free Holiday

10 Tips for a Stress Free Holiday

  It’s that time of year- bells are ringing, children singing and all is merry and bright. Everyone except for you that is, because between your work, family, friends and year-end events you are completely stressed out. Simply surviving the holidays is no way to...