Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thinking Inside the Family

We often believe that smart business practices are to be left to business. We study best practices and apply them at the office or work environment, and then lose sight of these methods once we have shifted gears to our … Continue reading

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Thinking Inside the Box

Stop thinking outside the box! Did you ever identify “the box” in the first place? What if you’re thinking outside the wrong box? Let’s lift the lid and take a look inside for a second. Your organization should have identified … Continue reading

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Success and Sacrifices

Too many families are placed on the altar of sacrifice so that we can seek professional success. We believe that performance at the highest level has a cost, and that perception devalues our families. As we seek to be great … Continue reading

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Mediocre Baby Sitters!?

Recently, the following question was asked as a lead-in for my last post: “The inventor of the multiple choice test admitted he was wrong. Why do we still use his test a century later?” Admittedly, this question was intended only … Continue reading

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Condemned

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This quote by George Santayana has been paraphrased for the last hundred-plus years since first appearing in The Life of Reason, Volume I. There is one fundamental problem with … Continue reading

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Are you serious!?

Admit it; you are in the middle of an identity crisis. I know I am. Sadly, I’ve grown so accustomed to my “typically stated” identity that I sometimes forget who I truly am. Oh, sure, you’re the same way. Let’s … Continue reading

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