Monthly Archives: December 2013

Please Quit Making Resolutions

  It is a common and ritualistic practice to spend the end of year thoughtfully considering what you will change in the New Year.  In our post-turkey euphoria, we make the decision to conquer the world.  In that solitary New … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Merry Christmas not Happy Holidays

It’s likely that you have spent the last several days hustling to complete that infamous Christmas list.  You have convinced yourself that capitalizing on every 10% sale is what Christmas is all about.  Insomniac children everywhere force themselves to sleep, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Our Preoccupation with Past Performance

Over the last 50 years, our world has moved at light speed.  Almost every aspect of our society has improved.  Our communication is faster and instantaneous.  Our data is richer and more robust.  Our systems are interactive and more complex.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Success is possible in spite of your circumstances!

She walked across the stage with a subtle limp.  As she walked up and cradled her diploma, she looked toward the crowd for all those who had come to cheer her on.  Her daughter looked at her with the comforting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

How do we really define winners and losers?

On February 3, 2013, the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers to win the Super Bowl.  Whether you are a football fan or not, Super Bowl Sunday dominates our collective consciousness for at least one day.  Unlike other professional … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

A Tribute to the Mandela Work Week

Let’s face it.  Most of us do not like our jobs.  I’m not saying we hate our jobs, but we spend most of our work week looking forward to vacation.  After all, work is work.  It wasn’t meant to be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments