The Word

Leprechaun Leader

I subscribe to Investopedia’s Term of the Day service.  There are some interesting terms in the finance sector. Take today’s term for instance:  Leprechaun Leader.  This is a  corporate manager or an executive who, like the fabled Irish elf, is a… Read More ›

7 Things That Will Destroy Us

According to Ghandi, there are 7 things that will destroy us. Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Religion without sacrifice. Politics without principle. Science without humanity. Business without ethics


“The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock.  The most successful people in life… Read More ›

The Word: Life

“I confess that I consider life to be a thing of the most untouchable deliciousness, and that even the confluence of so many disasters and deprivations, the exposure of countless fates, everything that insurmountably increased for us over the past… Read More ›


“I hope you live a life you’re proud of.  If you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Word: Learn

Richard Branson once said, “You don’t learn to walk by following the rules.  You learn by doing, and by falling.”  Watch this wonderful video of one young man traveling the world to learn different skills. His successes are just as… Read More ›

The Word: Confidence

“Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong.” When you have a moment….. Read:  Building Confidence and Self-Esteem (17 Simple Suggestions for Improvement (Psychology Today) Consider:  Assertiveness Training Make three lists: one of your strengths, one… Read More ›

The Word: Stop

Let’s start with the definition. /stäp/  – Verb: (of an event, action, or process) Come to an end; cease. Last week was difficult. Budget meeting, after budget meeting.  Difficult conversation after difficult conversation.  The days have started to run together… Read More ›

The Word: Grace

As we begin to settle into the new year and try on our resolutions for size, don’t forget to give yourself some understanding.  The essence of new habits is plans and every plan has a contingency.  This can sometimes mean… Read More ›

The Word: Individuality

We have entered into a new year which usually includes a declaration of new resolutions.  Be careful my friends.  Ensure that the goals you set are truly your own; that your desires inspire you and your passions invigorate you.  Most important… Read More ›