I think engaging in a posture of thankfulness is far more important than the specific things for which you are thankful.
I spent a couple hours last evening watching my nephew, who is a senior in high school, play trumpet in one of his last jazz/symphonic band concerts and I was transported back to when I was playing drums in my high school band. My dad is a drummer, but I didn’t take to the drums until I was about 12 … Read More
Some days you operate at maximum effectiveness and everything you touch turns to gold. Other days are marked by a lack of focus, listlessness, and ennui. Everyone loses their professional mojo from time to time, so here are four tips to help you break out of a slump and get back in the zone. 1. Be generous Finding yourself in … Read More
I spent a couple hours at the dentist yesterday and learned a lot about what it means to be a proactive, disciplined professional. Going to the dentist isn’t exactly the definition of a good time. No one invites someone to the dentist on a first date. No one goes to the dentist on a whim because it’s Saturday and they … Read More
By the time this piece goes live, I will be on a boat somewhere in the Pacific Ocean with my two most favorite people in the world. My wife and I are (purposefully) leaving the internet behind for a week so we can simply enjoy time in the sun with our daughter. The rest of you fine people are great, … Read More