Category Archive for: ‘Life Lessons’

  • Encouragement: The “Anti-Funk” Drug!

    It has been said that encouragement is “the oxygen of the soul.”  I believe that!
    A couple of weeks ago, I was having a “not so great” day.  I couldn’t really put my finger on the source of my discontent.  Generally I have a very positive …

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  • Change? Get a New Grip!

    Last week, I had the opportunity to reconnect with an old friend, Matt Hermes.  I’ve known Matt for over a decade.  He’s a very successful real estate agent here in Atlanta and a great guy to be around.
    While we were talking, I remembered something that …

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  • A Little Bit at a Time!

    I found a new barber a few months ago!  He was suggested to me by a friend and is even better than my friend said he would be.  He owns the shop he works in and has about eight other stylists.  He has a room …

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  • Make Us Oaks!

    Several years ago, I was walking in the woods one day.  As I strode along, my eyes were mostly on the path, deep in thought, and looking out for tree roots that I didn’t want to trip over.
    At a curve in the path, I happened …

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  • Creating Moments

    Saturday was the last night of the Gainesville Summer Community Theatre’s play, “Hello Dolly.”
    We had been rehearsing for over two months and had already completed three presentations.  Many new friendships had been born.  That night would be the last time the cast worked together or …

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  • Learning How to Win!

    What can the NBA teach us about winning in life?
    I usually don’t watch NBA games but did get interested in the playoffs this year.  If you’re not a fan, just know that the Miami Heat won the final series 4-1 over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
    But …

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  • Mentoring At Office Depot!

    On May 4, I was in Florence, South Carolina doing a seminar at their Civic Center.  Afterwards, I was looking for a place to buy a small stapler.  After driving around for several minutes I saw an Office Depot and pulled into the parking lot.
    I …

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  • Unspoken Expectations

    Have you ever had someone get mad at you because you didn’t do something that they were expecting you to do?  But they didn’t tell you what it was.
    Happens all the time.
    Part of my role as a business/leadership coach is to help people work through …

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