What’s the one question you should ask to get to know someone?

Any guesses? If you were trying to get to know somebody whether it was on a date, during a job interview or anywhere else really but you only had one question you could ask, what would it be?  For me, this question is simple.  It's the same question I was asked for a third grade writing prompt, during my promotion board in the military and that I've asked during every interview I've been a part … Continue reading What’s the one question you should ask to get to know someone?

What happens when you combine cuss words with yoga?

For those of you who have known me for a while, you should know two things about my by now.  First, I say a lot of swear words (a.k.a sentence enhancers) and second, something like yoga is typically not my thing.  However, I must admit that the desperation that has come from a life of chronic pain has forced me outside of my comfort zone.  So far from of my traditional comfort zone in fact, … Continue reading What happens when you combine cuss words with yoga?

Riddle me this: What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?

Well, what's the answer to this riddle?  What is the easiest question to answer as a kid but one that only get's harder to answer as we grow older?  Any takers?  The answer is what I call The Golden Question... The Golden Question: What do you want to do with your life? Do you agree?  How was this question so easy to answer when we were six years old but as adults it became mind-boggling? … Continue reading Riddle me this: What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?

Here’s the strategy that forever changed how I deal with stress…

If I have learned one thing from living with chronic pain everyday, it's that we live in a world where irritability and frustration often comes easier than happiness.  It seems easier to notice the things that upset us most in life than to appreciate those things that truly make us smile.  If this sounds familiar to you, than give brief article a quick read (less than a minute). I truly believe that the best way … Continue reading Here’s the strategy that forever changed how I deal with stress…

Who are our “Leadership Proteges” vs. our “Serial Complainers”?

One of the most valuable lessons I've come to learn as a leader is that in the moment when the members of your team stop coming to you with their problems, you have failed them as the leader... Allow me to explain... Most of you leaders would probably agree that one of the worst parts of leadership is having to deal with the "serial complainers" on our teams.  You know, the people who find problems … Continue reading Who are our “Leadership Proteges” vs. our “Serial Complainers”?

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