One Pistachio at a Time

“When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.”~ Creighton Abrams   Some jobs are just overwhelming.  Trying to help clients find success in their businesses, I often have to remind myself, and them, that it doesn’t usually happen overnight.  Success takes a lot of work and dedication.  Some projects just feel huge, don’t […]

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Can War and Peace Exist Together?

“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” ~Ronald Reagan “Mankind must put an end to war — or war will put an end to mankind. ” – John F. Kennedy Peacemaker is possibly in a dictionary somewhere with a picture of my face beside it and […]

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Give It Just a Little More Time

“My father had warned me, “Don’t babble. Don’t bray. For you never can tell who might hear what you say.” My father had warned me, “Boy button your lip.” And I guess that I should have.  I made a bad slip.” ~Steak for Supper, Dr. Seuss Why didn’t we wait? What was the hurry? Pressing […]

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The Marriage of Work and Voice: A Beautiful Union

“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” ― Francis of Assisi Watching my mother paint colors onto a canvas, I see the face of my son […]

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