Big rocks and a small jar, how to get the most important things done

One day, an expert in time management was speaking to a group of business students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration those students will never forget. As he stood in front of the group of high-powered overachievers, he said, “Okay, time for a quiz” and he pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouth mason … Read more

Everything I ever needed to know about life, love and leadership I learned from James Bond

It might seem that James Bond, a character of fiction, is an unlikely subject for a series on anything serious. Recognized around the world as a womanizing, daredevil, gadget-dependent adventurer, 007 has captivated readers and audiences since the Ian Fleming’s books in the 1950’s. Millions of viewers flock to every new release and there is … Read more

The worth of enduring love and affection between two people

In America we live in a culture of youth. The values of youth – one’s appearance, stylish apparel, cool accessories, and the like are promoted mercilessly from every media outlet. While this is not altogether bad neither is it complete. For those of us who have lived more than three decades, we have discovered (0r … Read more

How to take a little and make it even less – Part 2

Rich people would rather be educated than entertained. This is a big one for me. So many of my Facebook friends fill their posts with their latest concert outing, theme park visit, vacation destination, or entertainment purchase. Wealthy people enjoy life, but their primary focus is knowing more not partying more. The average American watches … Read more