Life Lesson

6 Apr 2017

Multitasking, the Slippery Slope

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“Do you want me to rush the rush job I am rushing now, or rush the rush job you wanted me to rush, before I rush the rush job I’m rushing now, or rush the rush job I was rushing before. Yesterday, I posted the above quote in Mike Strum’s excellent article on “Single Tasking, [...]

14 Nov 2016

Cost vs Value: Venturing out of your home office for coffee

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All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. Albert Einstein “Do you know how much it cost me to come here and meet you for coffee?” I overheard the above statement at my field office of Spazhouse, Intuitive Research, housed in a lovely coffee shop near my [...]

8 Nov 2016

It’s called listening for a reason.

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What do we live for if it is not to make life less difficult for each other? George Eliot A client emailed me and needed a copies from a project I just completed for them, something very simple. Quick copies on my list and I could personally drop it off and finish my day. At the doorstep [...]

14 Oct 2016

Dear young 21-year old person (2008) or your future self, (2016),

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Dear young 21-year old person (2008) or your future self, (2016), I hope you are well. I can only wish that your life, whatever year your life of your 21st birthday occurred is bringing you the blessings of a career you love. I hope no catastrophe or ill health has plagued you. I am writing [...]

11 Oct 2016

The Quick Descent into Complaining

By | October 11, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

We dodged a cannonball. I live in Jacksonville, Florida, we had been under the threat of Hurricane Matthew for a number of days. A very large and potentially horrendous storm that could have been disastrous if it moved to the west just a number of miles. Normal lives stopped and everyone when into survival mode. [...]