On Thursday I met a colleague for coffee who I have not seen in a while. We have traveled together in Colombia and Chile, and she has been a trusted confidante. She was eager to hear about my next gig. I have been refining my "elevator speech" for my network in the company that are … Continue reading The elevator speech
What are your priorities? I asked myself this during the late afternoon when I noticed *hours* had slipped by this afternoon while I was working, and it was nearly past the time I usually leave. I suddenly realized it was a gorgeous Minnesota day, about 80F without humidity. Immediately I realized I should not be … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – your priority
I am reflecting on the lessons I have learned during my time decade plus of working in the medical device industry for a very large company. One of the observations is the way I respond to leaders who approach their work with entitlement versus those who aim to serve. The former set were wrapped up … Continue reading Entitlement vs Service
Went to the Dance Class. I promised myself I would. Good to learn New Things. *** Learned a new routine. Not concerned with perfection. Dance: Music Plus Fun! firstname.lastname@example.org
We returned from our motorcycling trip to South Dakota/Wyoming one day early because we were back in Minnesota and relatively close to home. We decided that sleeping in our own bed and seeing our kitties was a more important priority than getting the most out of our camping reservation at Sibley State Park. Someday we … Continue reading Home sweet home
Fathers Everywhere: Teach your Daughters Self-Respect. You won’t regret it. (Composed while on a motorcycle on the way to Chamberlain, South Dakota). email@example.com
Peoples here Before. Civilization. Really? Can we bridge the Gap?
Today I will head home from my work visit to Mexico City. It is good time to write out some of my travel mantras, as reminders to myself to enjoy the journey. That's the first one, actually: Enjoy the journey. Here's another one I like: Remember, everyone is fighting their own battles. There are struggles … Continue reading Travel mantras