February 23rd 2009
My wife shared an inspiring story with me that she received via email from a friend, which I’ve included in this post. It’s a great reminder of the choices we have each day and in each situation we encounter. If you haven’t read this story previously, I hope you’ll invest a few minutes to read it and share it with someone you feel would also enjoy it. Here’s the story:
John is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and always has something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, ‘If I were any better, I would be twins!’
He was a natural motivator.
If an employee was having a bad day, John was there telling the employee (more…)
February 16th 2009
I hope each of you enjoyed a Happy Valentine’s Day celebration with someone special. I had the pleasure of spending the day and evening with my family.
We concluded the day with dinner and a trip to the bookstore, something we each enjoy doing. The kids have always enjoyed it because it’s been a (more…)
February 9th 2009
I’ve been blessed over the years to have some very special people in my life, and one of those people is Mrs. A, my high school English teacher.
Mrs. A, who most know as Mrs. Albright, has made it a point to keep in touch with me long after my graduation from high school. She sent me care packages and emails throughout my college days, and called from time-to-time to encourage me.
Whenever I came home to visit, Mrs. A asked me to (more…)
February 2nd 2009
There’s been a great deal of talk about the “down economy” and not a whole lot of positive conversations. The economy should definitely raise concerns, and we all can do our part to be more fiscally responsible, but it also creates so many positive opportunities.
For those who know me, I enjoy keeping things positive, looking on the bright side, and finding the opportunity where a challenge or two have been presented. I never met a challenge I didn’t enjoy. My feeling is, no matter what the outcome may be, there’s always (more…)