My dad used to tell me, “If you do something, do it right.” If we spend our time and energy on something, we might as well get the most return out of it as possible. To get the greatest return requires directing our attention on the task at hand and making doing as well as… Read More
Growing Up Never Ends
It’s time to grow up and accept we don’t know everything, start asking questions and learning how to be better. Read More
Without Integrity, we look like Fools.
Integrity is the basis of our existence. It builds our character and enables us to lead ourselves towards our purposes. Read More
It’s time to get over ourselves and question are integrity. Read More
Own Up To Yourself
We get wrapped up in how we think things ought to be. Being wrapped around the axial of whatever is going on inside our heads prevents us from connecting with the reality of the situation unfolding around us. Our emotions flare. Things get thrown or doors get slammed. In the worst cases we wind up hurting someone… Read More
Know Thy Biz
“Nothing will ever die so long as it knows what to do under the circumstances, in other words so long as it knows its business.” The Notebooks of Samuel Butler (1912), Part XIIII, Unprofessional Sermons, The Roman Empire I like this quote. It speaks of knowing what your biz is so you can live under any… Read More
Have you audited yourself?
If you know you have a problem, the first step is to contain the negative affects. As stated last week we had an audit resulting in finding lapses in our ability to do what we say and say what we do. We had a challenge to our organizations integrity. As required by the aerospace standard… Read More
Feedback on Integrity
This week was the audit of my company’s business management system. Today is the last day of the audit where we receive the final report indicating any major or minor findings and observations. To help my eight-year-old daughter understand what an audit is like I asked her what her standardized tests were like. She told… Read More