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
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
“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
A few days before Christmas, we decided to make a visit to the Burrough’s home in Ft. Myers. The Burrough’s home is a historic residence sitting on the edge of the Caloosahatchee River. The elegant three story residence was built in 1910 from a kit ordered by the owner for the princely sum of $15,000, … Read moreThe kind of place Jesus would hang out at
In the previous article I wrote about attacking the new year a bit older but a lot wiser. The experience of decisions made, both good and bad, leave a deposit in your bank of life. Not a residue, a deposit. There is a difference. A residue is the remains of spent fuel and the waste … Read moreWhen aptitude couples with attitude and meets opportunity, purpose is born.