5 Friday Faves – Millennials in the Workplace (ebook), Garden in Between, Productivity Tips (Infographic), Chicken Fiesta, and Old Family Film Favorites

Happy Friday – Friday the 13th…and the sun finally came out. This weekend looks to be great fun – with the birthday of our youngest, the Lebanese Food Festival, a friend’s baptism in the James River, and whatever else comes along. Hope your weekend looms as quiet or as hopping as you need after this … Continue reading 5 Friday Faves – Millennials in the Workplace (ebook), Garden in Between, Productivity Tips (Infographic), Chicken Fiesta, and Old Family Film Favorites

Monday Morning Moment – Notes on Chris Bailey’s Life of Productivity

Photo Credit: Lewis Howes, The School of Greatness Where does the time go? How do I get so tired before the day is done? I just can’t stay focused…too distracted, I guess. You know what I’m talking about. Then there are the reactions of those friends and family. The ones who treat us with kindness … Continue reading Monday Morning Moment – Notes on Chris Bailey’s Life of Productivity

Monday Morning Moment – Two Steps Forward – Rhythms, Routines & Rituals

Photo Credit: Self “Two steps forward, one step back.” Monday mornings are usually invigorating to me. The whole prospect and potential of a week unfolding ahead. Who knows what can happen? This morning, it was all I could do to roll slowly out of bed. Flattened by a hectic week before and a full weekend, … Continue reading Monday Morning Moment – Two Steps Forward – Rhythms, Routines & Rituals

Monday Morning Moment – 3 Observations on Life Around Here

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons What Might Goofing Off Communicate? – This weekend, a friend told me about her son’s internship in a local organization. This young man expressed his disappointment at the amount of goofing off he saw among his coworkers, all more senior than he was.Photo Credit: Wikipedia Suffice it to say, after his … Continue reading Monday Morning Moment – 3 Observations on Life Around Here

5 Friday Faves – Adulting, Employee Newsletters, Sears, Mission BBQ, and the Rest of the World

Happy New Year!! Still practicing writing 2019. Here are my five favorite finds of this week. 1) Adulting – Adulting is a funny little word, but finding the cartoon below got me thinking on what those small happy things are in adulthood. In her article on adulting, Kay Steinmetz‘s quotes linguist Ben Zimmer: “Adulting tends … Continue reading 5 Friday Faves – Adulting, Employee Newsletters, Sears, Mission BBQ, and the Rest of the World

5 Friday Faves – A Life that Matters, Factory Tours, Early Morning Habits, Elections, and Making Place

Happy Friday, y’all. How was your week? Mine was a bit different – not bad, or anything like that…but different. More introspective (if you can imagine)…quieter… If yours was more hectic and chaotic, I hope you can take a breath this weekend, re-orient your mind and heart, and refresh with those you love. Here are … Continue reading 5 Friday Faves – A Life that Matters, Factory Tours, Early Morning Habits, Elections, and Making Place

5 Friday Faves – Pursuing Truth, Giving Voice to the Voiceless, Connecting Skill, Biomedical Treatment for Autism, and an Antique Store Experience

Friday has come…and gone. Finishing up this Faves on an early Sunday morning. Summer has wound down. School starts here in a week. Family visits. New babies. Friends back in town. Lots going on. Still…wanted to close the week out with my faves…and you. 1) Pursuing Truth – Deception is a problem of the culture … Continue reading 5 Friday Faves – Pursuing Truth, Giving Voice to the Voiceless, Connecting Skill, Biomedical Treatment for Autism, and an Antique Store Experience

5 Friday Faves – Mission Impossible, Digital Dementia, Habits that Can Change Your Life, Piles of Books, and Food for Thought

Friday! Whew! With family visiting and some travel also, writing took a back seat the last couple of weeks. It’s always good for me to sit down at my desk and put words on the screen. Something really soothing to my mind in the sound of clicking away on computer keys. Hope the reading soothes … Continue reading 5 Friday Faves – Mission Impossible, Digital Dementia, Habits that Can Change Your Life, Piles of Books, and Food for Thought

Monday Morning Moment – Going After Big Goals When Life Seems Small – with Benjamin P. Hardy

Photo Credit: Flickr If you search within my website for author and productivity coach Benjamin P. Hardy, you’ll find he’s a favorite of mine. In fact, this blog will be my 15th highlighting his prescriptions on getting where we hope to go. Today is his 30th birthday. Happy birthday, Buddy! It is just a tad … Continue reading Monday Morning Moment – Going After Big Goals When Life Seems Small – with Benjamin P. Hardy

5 Friday Faves – Assassin’s Creed on Guitar, Carey Nieuwhof on Leadership Development, Snow Days, Internet Discoveries, and the Cost of Security

Snow day!!! On a Friday. Do I need to say more? Hope you are well, warm, and safe. Here are my Friday faves from this week. 1) Assassin’s Creed on Guitar – Guitarist Nathan Mills has just posted his arrangement of the main theme from Assassin’s Creed IV. If you’re like me, you might not … Continue reading 5 Friday Faves – Assassin’s Creed on Guitar, Carey Nieuwhof on Leadership Development, Snow Days, Internet Discoveries, and the Cost of Security