Give Yourself Permission to Get What You Want

When we lived in the islands we met more than one person visiting there from the mainland who seemed amazed that we had moved there from Arizona. “You are so lucky,” they would assure us. Well, luck has nothing to do with it. I am always amazed when I encounter folks who live day after … Read moreGive Yourself Permission to Get What You Want

Their then is not your then and other cross-cultural bridges

Once, when I was in Uganda, East Africa, for a few weeks helping out at one of the businesses that help underwrite the homes, clinics, and academies of Aidchild.org, the business I assisted is a restaurant in the city of Entebbe. On a Monday, a group of young people came into plan a birthday party for … Read moreTheir then is not your then and other cross-cultural bridges

Fighting hard for mediocrity

Last night I watched three episodes of a program I’d never seen before. It was one of those business intervention reality shows called Bar Rescue. One episode I watched should have been called Bar Wars because the consultant/host of the program fought almost constantly with the bar’s owner. Briefly, the bar was 45 years old. … Read moreFighting hard for mediocrity

Becoming accessible to destiny

“Pay attention to where you are going because without meaning you might get nowhere.” – Winnie the Pooh I am presently vicariously travelling around the Isle of Capri just off the coast of Italy from Naples. My journey is not one of tour buses and museum excursions. It is entirely within the pages of the … Read moreBecoming accessible to destiny

How envy eats away at your net worth

Sarah, leaned over my way and whispered, “I am so envious I cannot hardly stand it.” I didn’t know what to think. Envious? Envious of what? Then I understood. She was envious of the acclaim the organization was receiving. She craved approval and validation. That organization had it. She wanted what they had for herself. … Read moreHow envy eats away at your net worth