Can You Dance on a Desk?

Can You Dance on A Desk?   Honestly, I’d be afraid I would fall off.  But that didn’t seem to stop actor Dick Van Dyke.  You may remember him from his 1960’s sitcom, The Dick Van Dyke Show (if you are as old as I am), or from such movies as Mary Poppins or Chitty…

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Is Information Important?

Well, of course information is important.  Without it we wouldn’t know how to do things, how to get somewhere, and so on.  So, maybe the real question to ask would be, how important is information?  You see, there are limitations to the benefits of information.  As my friend Pete writes in his book At the…

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Who Do You Trust?

As you think about that question, several people may run through your mind.  Some, as you think about them, may be scratched off of your list, while others are rock solid.  Unfortunately, individuals sit in my office almost daily, telling me of someone whom they deeply trusted only to be betrayed at some point.  Last…

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Is it Time to Rewire?

Oh how words have changed.  In years gone by, many people would purchase “used” cars, but not anymore.  Now we buy “previously owned” vehicles.  Buildings were remodeled but now they are re-purposed.  And the one I heard recently was spoken by the famous Dr. Ruth Westheimer, who is more frequently simply known as “Dr. Ruth.”…

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Can You Focus on Your Purpose?

Mark Twain once said, “The two most important days in life are the day you were born and the day you discover the reason why.”  All of us have managed to accomplish that first day but many have yet to achieve the second.  Yet even for those who have figured out the reason they were…

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Have You Seen a Doppelganger?

 You probably have but mostly likely don’t know it, if you are like I am and had never seen the word before.  A doppelgänger is defined as “a ghostly double or counterpart of a living person.”  Research conducted at Brown University found that people easily have a doppelgänger bias. Translated into English – this means…

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Have You Hit Your Stride?

It may have been while you were running in a track meet in high school.  You came out of the blocks, battled to get into the inside line, and then it happened – you hit your stride.  We typically use this term to indicate that were are doing our best, firing on all cylinders, or…

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