Why Is Time Management So Hard?

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first sharpening the ax.” ~ Abraham Lincoln Ugh, Another Time Management Seminar I remember saying those exact words early in my career.  I believed I planned well.  My job didn’t allow me to stay on top of things.  Customer questions, employee Read more about Why Is Time Management So Hard?[…]

How Do I Find Work Life Balance?

“Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls – family, health, friends, integrity – are made of glass. If you drop one of these it will be irrevocably scuffed, nicked perhaps shattered.” ~ Gary Keller What Is Work Life Balance? Ah, the old work life balance Read more about How Do I Find Work Life Balance?[…]

Play To Win: A Lesson from Tom Brady and the New England Patriots

“I think that at the start of a game, you’re always playing to win, and then maybe if you’re ahead late in the game, you start playing not to lose. The true competitors, though, are the ones who always play to win.” ~ Tom Brady Superbowl Champions – The New England Patriots Good morning from Read more about Play To Win: A Lesson from Tom Brady and the New England Patriots[…]

Should You Plant Tulips or Zucchini?

Snowy Tulips We’ve had a wonderful end to winter and early spring.  Then it snowed, April 4th.  My early-sprouting tulips were covered with several inches of snow.  Yuck! As we week progressed, we went from snow to rain and finally to sunshine.  You could feel the tulips shaking off the chill and re-positioning themselves to Read more about Should You Plant Tulips or Zucchini?[…]