Don’t you just love early morning wacky ideas? Those brilliant bursts of inspiration floating through the ether, capturing your attention from the concerns and cares of the day. I had a beautiful early morning wacky idea show up today. I grabbed ahold of it, started to write down some ideas, and then asked a series… Continue reading Early Morning Wacky Ideas
I’m in the middle of watching a fantastic movie called Jiro Dreams of Sushi. It’s about a man named Jiro who is known for the best sushi in the world. There have been a few profound statements from various people interviewed in the movie. Yamamoto, a food writer, talks about the five attributes of a great chef:… Continue reading What Do You Dream Of?
I came across a blog the other day that was about 30 ambitious goals before the author turned 30. That got me thinking, my next milestone birthday is 40, so what 40 ambitious goals do I want to accomplish before then? I’m usually not one for making these types of lists, but I’ll be honest,… Continue reading What’s On Your List?
The interview was proceeding as expected: well-prepared questions, exceptional answers. I was getting exactly what I needed for the overall video project—a glimpse into the organization’s purpose, history and future—when the Executive Director took the the interview in a whole new direction which would not only impact what my vision for the video was, but… Continue reading Embracing Fear To Engage Imagination
I love doughnuts. I haven’t had one in over a year and since I happened to be near Krispy Kreme, I figured tonight would be the night. I pulled into the parking lot, entered the sugar-haven of sin and proceeded to order a chocolate glazed, a chocolate creme cake (fitting since I had my King… Continue reading Solving Problems One Doughnut At A Time
I’m preparing for the future, there is no other way around it. I’m not just talking about tomorrow–although I have an event that I am emceeing, so I should be finalizing my preparations for what I will be talking about–I’m talking about the future of my life beyond age 40. Seeing as I am only… Continue reading Preparing for the Future
When I wrote my weekly blog schedule early this week, I was going to originally write about the pursuit of risk. However, a funny thing happened this morning as I started brainstorming and writing a rough draft over two cups of Paper Tiger coffee and a hot chocolate: I started to write and dream about an… Continue reading Leadership Matters