The reality of now

Yes, but what about the reality of now? I played that card recently in a conversation with a colleague while we were discussing his vision and objectives for a more efficient work flow. I hated to do it. But it’s something that can’t be ignored to sustain a healthy business. Business does need a vision. Business does need to look Read More …

Saving (and spending) pennies

A penny spar’d is twice got. The root of our well known proverb “A penny saved is a penny earned” is traced to George Herbert’s Outlandish Proverbs (1640). The idea is that by keeping a penny, you have the penny to count in-hand rather than counting the penny spent. Hence the thought ‘twice got’.  Over time the phrase was evolved Read More …

Customer service wowed

Guess who wowed me with customer service? Auto maintenance know-how is one skill I wish I had. I know some basic things like how to change a car battery, how to change head-light and tail-light bulbs, how to replace a fuse, and how to change wiper blades. But I’ll admit that’s a pretty lame list. I’d like to learn more, Read More …

Book Review – Man’s Search for Meaning

I recently completed Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl. Apparently I was late to the game as the Wikipedia page states “According to a survey conducted by the Book-of-the-Month Club and the Library of Congress, Man’s Search For Meaning belongs to a list of the ten most influential books in the United States.” I know why now. Viktor Frankl, Read More …