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The Dirty Secret that Put My Dream Job in Jeopardy

The first “real” job I had was as a software developer for a national chain of nursing homes. In a lot of respects it was my dream job. And yet …

A Lens or a High-End Tesla?

If you had a choice between a piece of glass and a high-end Tesla, which would you choose? Decisions, Decisions The other day I was browsing for some video equipment …

The Power to Change Lives

Within you lies the ability to make a powerful and overwhelming difference in the life of another person. A Creative Teacher Jane Elliot was a third-grade schoolteacher in Riceville, Iowa, …

The One Reason We Hate

Did you know there is really just one reason we hate? Just one. And it’s not what you may expect. A Death Wish Imagine this: you’re traveling out of town …

5 Simple Steps for a Better Day

We all have times we would like to turn up the happiness in our days. Here are five ways to do just that. Set Your Focus and Reward Yourself It …

Please Be You; We Have a Shortage

We often want to be a lot of things in life. As kids we want to be firefighters or astronauts or teachers or scientists. As adults we want to be …

Why Focus Is More Important than Exercise

Did you know that exercise may not help you lose weight? Apparently 60 different studies seem to back up that conclusion. There’s more to the story, however, but there’s also …

I’m Sharing My Shame on the Internet

The Internet is full of so many poor decisions. Posts people have made can come back to haunt them costing them jobs, relationships, and more. But I wonder if there’s …

Some People Are Built Different

Jillian Michaels was kicked repeatedly while she was down. Literally. She was knocked down by a coach that continued to kick her as she laid on the ground. Yet she …