"Passion is everything. A leader can't inspire without it. When you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible." ~ Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks Leadership. It's a big responsibility. I signed up for a CEU class thru my alma mater, Columbia Southern University. The class is titled, … Continue reading Are Leaders Servants?
"Art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness." -- Anne Albers I'm not one much for abstract art. To be honest, I stink at discerning different types of arts or periods or whatever they're called. If it wasn't for the JumpStart 5th grade computer program, I would know nothing. I … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
"There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort." ~ Jane Austen Today is a stay-at-home kind of day. I don't feel good. I'm coughing, my head is stuffy and I don't really want to see anybody. It's a good day to cook. Roast in the crockpot, creamy cucumber salad chilling in the fridge … Continue reading Comfort measures
"You write your life story by the choices you make. You never know if they have been a mistake. Those moments of decision are so difficult." ~ Hellen Mirren Several weeks ago, I made a decision to pursue a job that I enjoy. My current employer had an opening, so I applied for a transfer … Continue reading Life Changing Decisions
"I keep fighting voices in my head that say I'm not enough. Every single lie that tells me I will never measure up." ~ Lauren Daigle The quote above is from a popular song by Christian artist, Lauren Daigle. The gist of the song is that regardless of how we see ourselves, God tells us … Continue reading Who You Say I Am
"Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be." ~~ Lakshmi Mittal Working nights takes the concept of "normal life" outside the box and puts it somewhere in the margins. For those who do not or have never worked nights . . . you cannot comprehend. Further compounding the problems … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts