Merry Christmas & Glad Tidings To All!

We truly live in hectic times. For many, the immense pressures of life butwhen one adds the constant daily political strife, it’s understandable why manyfeel crushed by it wanting an outlet. So, when the month of December suddenly arrives, we find ourselves asking,where did the year go? While reflecting on that, many find themselves realizingthat there is an immediate crisis bearing down on them. The panic realization they have to […]

How Are You Managing Your Time?

I’ve been trying to catch up on some of my business reading, and in the process of doing so I just finished a Harvard Business Review article by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Carolyn Buck Luce entitled “Extreme Jobs The Dangerous Allure of the 70-Hour Workweek.”  It seems that we are developing a workforce that thrives on working these long hours.  The article did point out that these individuals are well […]

November 22, 1963 – A Date I Will Always Remember

I walked into the classroom, and one a classmate said the president had been shot, I laughed and said yeah, Lincoln was shot, thinking he was trying play a joke on me because it was my 5th-period history class. He then said, no, somebody shot President Kennedy. Stunned, not believing it until our teacher came in and turned on the radio where we all listen in absolute silence. I could […]

Vacation: Only For the Brave.

Looking out the window another clear blue sky and based on how the people are leisurely walking along my guess it will also be another warm day. Arriving here in Newport late Saturday was the official start of a one week vacation. My wife and I have been coming here for well over twenty years, ever since our two children were young. I always looked at it as my time […]