Twenty or so years ago I stood in the office bullpen and listened to one of the marketing guys stress the importance of only relying upon data for decision making. “It is the only unbiased, effective and efficient way to make smart decisions.” He let the words sit for a moment and then asked if […]
I like a lot of the suggestions in this presentation. There are some great tips in there but there is one that wasn’t spelled out in detail. Take time for yourself. I am talking about scheduling time to do nothing but something that you find relaxing and enjoyable. That is one of the best ways […]
A short while ago I mentioned to a friend that I was frustrated because people weren’t returning telephone calls and he just shook his head at me. “Josh, no one uses the telephone any more. It is ancient technology and it would be better if it died.” The universe must not have wanted us to […]
Someone once asked me if my confession would make a priest blush and I laughed. Laughed because this Jewish kid doesn’t go to confession and though I have my share of things to confess about they are run-of-the-mill stuff that any priest who has been doing his job for more than a day has heard. […]
Almost two years ago while searching for a place to live I was surprised when I found Cleveland in Texas. I was looking for temporary housing in Fort Worth and while I wasn’t surprised to see building or complexes with the names of exotic island hideaways or cowboy sounding names I didn’t expect to find […]
Remember when I told you that I didn’t like this video and how I said I was determined to improve? Well I am back because I am following Vince Lombardi’s advice, “Gentlemen, we will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, […]
There is an ongoing discussion within and around the blogosphere about whether blog comments are dying and or dead. I haven’t touched upon it much but those of you who hang out ’round these parts know I believe comments are a critical part of blogging. Comments build community and help create blog fodder for future […]
What looks good to you? Breakfast is one of my favorite meals.