Day 1 of my 50th year: From Education to Impact

1. I am my IMPACT on the world around me, including my friends & family, my community, and my environment. 2. My impact is the sum of my ACTIONS, including my words, my choices, and my habits. 3. My actions are dictated by my PHILOSOPHY, including my goals, my plan to reach them, and my principles.…

Genuine Success: The Convergence of Confidence & Competence

Success, irrespective of how you personally define it, is quite elusive.  We frequently reference the importance of competence in a broad range of skills as a path to success; unfortunately, all too often, we ignore a much more integral component: confidence. As I frequently do in my writing, I’d like to introduce caricatures that capture the extremes of these…

Which Office Application Are You?

Every now and then, I don’t feel like writing about a serious topic.  This is one of those times.  Please forgive me in advance. We all use a broad range of office applications in our daily routine: word processors, presentation applications, and spreadsheets among others; let’s preclude e-mail and chat clients as those are arguably…