Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Leadership is something we hear about all the time, we can attend seminars, read books and articles and even blog post. Everyone seems have the solution to being a leader. To me it seems that the title of the book or workshop seems to be more important that … Continue reading Ben Franklin and Leadership
Bearing compass (18th century). (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The 4 Points of Leadership, like a compass, we need to make sure our leadership skills, our life skills are inline with the 4 main points on our internal compass. The goal of any leader, be they corporate leaders, group leaders or mom and dads, direction and clarity … Continue reading The 4 Points of Leadership
For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land. Solomon 2:11-12 For any Michigander, Detroit Tiger Fan or just a Detroiter, you know the above, it … Continue reading The Voice of Summer: A Lenten Reflection
Image via Wikipedia With the Christmas Session upon us, I thought I would take a moment to bring something up. Have you noticed that there seems to be less Christmas decorations up in your neighborhood? I was walking my dog, Ted, the other night and noticed that very few homes were decorated on the outside, no lights, … Continue reading Christmas and Correctness
Image by Anu Ranasinghe via Flickr President Obama's much-told story about his mother's fight to get cancer coverage was untrue, according to a recently published book. And the White House isn't disputing the author's account. The New York Times reports that Janny Scott, in her biography, “A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading To tell the truth… Can we expect that of our politicians?
Luke 21: 1 – 4 1 He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury; 2 and he saw a poor widow put in two copper coins. 3 And he said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them; 4 for they all contributed … Continue reading Giving from your Poverty
Image via Wikipedia With the midterm elections almost here, my mind is totally set to politics…. I can’t help it, I love politics. So I am sure the next month of so of blogs will be political in tone, so for the non-political readers, I am sorry… But maybe with this being the most important … Continue reading Small, lean & quiet
Image via Wikipedia It is hard to believe that it is July already, it seems that Christmas was just last week, and now here we are into the Summer of 2010. How time really does fly. As of late I have have been thinking about time, its passing mostly. How it is hard to believe … Continue reading The magic of yesterdays