You Can’t Have A Rainbow Without Rain

You Can’t Have A Rainbow Without Rain

Twenty years ago, my hair was blonde. I had just ended my enlistment in the U.S. Army. The Army had standards for everything. Life in the Army can be a little bit of a controlling experience. I remember during my Army job training, one of the instructors giving us...
Be Your Own Rudy

Be Your Own Rudy

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to hear a speech by Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger. The 1993 movie Rudy was based on his life story. Rudy grew up in Illinois as one of fourteen children. Rudy grew up with a dream to play football for the University of Notre Dame....
Embrace Your Inner Purple Cow

Embrace Your Inner Purple Cow

In today’s hectic business world, we are consistently bombarded with thousands of marketing messages a day. The Purple Cow by Seth Godin is a wonderful book about how to set yourself out from the crowd. In this book, Godin states, “You’re either a Purple Cow or you’re...
It Takes Time

It Takes Time

Time is that precious resource with supreme equality. Everyone rich or poor, healthy or sick, smart or dumb, young or old, receives the same amount of time each day. Everyone person is granted twenty-four hours each day. It’s up to each of us to determine how we will...
Getting Back To Basics

Getting Back To Basics

What do you want? When I talk with people this is a question I often ask. I took some time to ask myself that question today. I got an answer that pointed back to a simpler time. Life is not so complicated. It’s easy to get caught up in the flavor of the month. Fear...
The Insipid Nature of Daylight Savings Time

The Insipid Nature of Daylight Savings Time

One day my hope is all the states in America will follow the lead of Arizona and Hawaii. This evening we will turn our clocks back an hour and “gain” an extra hour of sleep. Then in March, we lose that hour we gain this evening. Why do we continue on this stupidity to...

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