The Weight of Work

This post may be better titled the weight of responsibility. However, this particular experience is associated with the return to work after two weeks of vacation with family and thus inexorably tied to the emotional weight of work itself. I just don’t think of my responsibilities at home with the kids, wife and house as… Read More

No Matter What You Do, Do It Well

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

The Biz of Life

It’s so easy to get lost in the chaos, trials and tribulations of work.  We get absorbed and overwhelmed. Stress consumes us and we allow our lives to be eaten away by working extra to “stay ahead.”  The fact is there is no staying ahead of it.  In our modern world of push, push, push,… Read More

Warm Work Relationships

What about work relationships? A friend from South Africa emailed me and asked me follow up on the recent post about “the warmth of our close relationships have more to do with our success than money or fame” After high school or college and prior to retirement we spend the majority of our lives interacting… Read More