Dare to Demonstrate Integrity

“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your pet parrot to the town gossip.” Will Rogers How often do we succumb to the pressure to portray ourselves in a way that is not authentic? How often do we choose to dress or act in a certain way, attend certain events, […]

Everything Went Wrong…Or Did It?

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” Maya Angelou “Failure is success if we learn from it.” Malcolm Forbes How do you handle […]

Take Care of Yourself

“If you feel “burnout” setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself.” Dalai Lama “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.” Bertrand Russell “…passengers should be advised to don their own oxygen masks […]

Words Supplement Actions…Not the Other Way Around

“Well done is better than well said.” Benjamin Franklin “The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterward speaks according to his actions.” Confucius  We’ve all had the experience of being moved by clear, persuasive language. Whether it’s an impassioned speech, profound poetry, a heartfelt apology, or just a well-crafted commercial on TV, we’ve all been affected […]