Monthly Archives: January 2009

Language of Success

The Language of Success

The other day, having just typed an email to a customer, my mouse cursor hovered over the send button. But something didn’t feel quite right. Re-reading the email, I stopped at the following sentence: “I should be able to get … Continue reading


Why Life Should Be Effortless

Image courtesy of  Wili Hybrid Our western puritan work ethic has taught us that hard work, industry, struggle and effort are necessary prerequisites for achievement. I respectfully but passionately disagree. In fact, I believe that the opposite is true, that … Continue reading

childhood joy

How to Reclaim the Joy of Childhood

Every day, loud children play outside our condo. Strangely this used to irk me. Their shrieks of delight and raucous laughter pierced through the quiet of my home and interrupted me while I was reading, writing or engaging in other … Continue reading

Time and Books

Why You Should Read Books (& How to Find Time)

As a lifelong bookworm, I admit that I’m more passionate about books than the average guy or gal on the street. Even so, it shocked me when I first read that the average American never reads another book after college. … Continue reading

career move

The Lateral Career Move: Why It’s Worth the Effort

Have you encountered a log-jam in your business channel? Do you feel that you have outgrown your current position? As I write this, the economy brings uncertainty with it… which is why this might just be time for a lateral … Continue reading

Reaching Goals

How to Eat an Elephant

Image courtesy of Exfordy How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. We all know the saying, but we often fail to apply this lesson in our lives. If you view the elephant as one giant goal … Continue reading