BusinessPersonal Growth
December 10, 2016

Setting C.L.E.A.R. Goals

If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else. —Yogi Berra One of the most important factors in determining your ultimate success is that you know where you’re heading—where you want to end up. To do this, you need goals, realistic goals, both short-term and long-term,…
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BusinessPersonal Growth
November 4, 2016

UW Football Prepares and Has Fun

  Living in Wisconsin for the past 21 years, I have learned to embrace (and enjoy) the University of Wisconsin and their many great sports teams—along with being a fine educational institution. This past weekend our UW Badgers played the Nebraska Cornhuskers; a top-ten, Big Ten college football team. In…
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BusinessFamilyPersonal GrowthUncategorized
October 21, 2016

NOT a Four Letter Word

I believe fun gets a bad rap. It has become synonymous with the quick-and-easy activities that provide instant gratification—or at least easy gratification, and certainly nothing serious or meaningful. It has seemingly lost any relationship with ideals such as commitment, accomplishment, hard work, or sacrifice. Today, fun has become a…
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BusinessPersonal Growth
October 7, 2016

Pursuing What You Love is Important

Finding your passion is not always easy, but it is well worth the effort to look for it. Here is an example of a young man who had lost his way and wasn’t really interested in finding it. I started my college teaching career back in 1988 at Middle Tennessee…
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BusinessFamilyPersonal Growth
September 23, 2016

Keeping an Open Mind – The Duck Rabbit

Why is it so important to keep an open mind? Have you ever limited yourself by making a snap decision; choosing the clearly obvious and correct answer but not even taking an extra moment to search out other possibilities, other solutions? The results of such a harried and narrow view…
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