Decisions, decisions, decisions. Sometimes they are easy to make. Other times not so easy. I used to recommend you use an 80/20 decision making rubric. If you have some time before you have to make a decision, try this exercise. Ask yourself at various points throughout the day(s), if you had to make the decision right now, what would you do? If you've made several choices you can add up the number of times you wanted to do this and the number of times you wanted to do that.
I don’t deal well with failure. I don’t like making mistakes. I don’t like being not as good at something as I want to be. Hopefully you don’t relate to those sentiments, but a lot of people do. It's not easy being imperfect. Maybe it's not be easy being perfect, but I can’t speak to that. Or can I? I suppose we all are perfectly imperfect. No one gets to be perfect at all things all the time. Even the gymnast who scores a perfect 10 in an event, probably faltered in practice
You might think this post would pertain mostly to people who walk their dog. And you wouldn't be wrong. But you wouldn't be right either This post is for anyone who takes a walk or travels from point A to point B and then back again. Since the post is titled Walking the Dog I will use that experience to share something I've learned about how to have a meaningful conversation. My wife and I don’t always walk our dog together, but we do so as often as we can. We usually go the
Unfortunately I do not have a solution about how to reduce violence in the world. But I have ideas. I don’t know what motivates someone to check into a hotel and methodically kill people he does not know who are not doing anything directly to harm him. I know misery loves company and there are times when we feel bad, and we don’t want to be with people who are feeling good. I get that. I just don’t get killing others because I am not happy with my life. Some people think we n
We live in a transitional time. I guess you could say that about any time, but I think it particularly applies to the beginning of the 21st century. You may recall that when we were on the eve of 2000 people were very concerned about how computers would handle the shift from the 1900s to the 2000s. It was called the Y2K bug and people were afraid that many facets of the technology world would implode and there would be disaster. Now that's a distant memory. I just read an art