If Loving You is Wrong…

If Loving You is Wrong…

We use the word love expansively. I love Doritos.I love coffee.I love watching the sun come up on a cool crisp morning.I love my wife. I believe a crucial idea when thinking about this is how our loves, order or orient our lives. I do love Doritos. However, I rarely...
Today was a Tough Week

Today was a Tough Week

I have no meetings scheduled for this week, so I was planning on putting some extra time into my dissertation. I dropped M off at school, took a walk along the Promenade, and drove home ready to get to work. I dealt with a couple of issues that had come up over the...
I Have a not so Little List

I Have a not so Little List

Over the past week, I’ve been digging into the idea of habits and practices. Specifically how they form us. This morning I had a learning lesson that I wanted to share. I come up with a lot of ideas. Some are pretty good, and some will never see the light of day. When...
The Good Life!

The Good Life!

I ended a few posts back asking what you love. I was working with the idea that we behave not based on what we believe but instead on what we love.I know I should sleep more, but I stay up late watching tv.I know I should eat better and exercise more, but things are...
Getting Out What You Put In

Getting Out What You Put In

There is a quote that gets attributed to various management thinkers, and it basically says: The sytems you have in place are perfectly designed to give you the results you are receiving. various Think about your morning routine for a moment. What is the first thing...
I Thought This Was Supposed to Be Fun

I Thought This Was Supposed to Be Fun

A couple of weeks ago, Liz had a new violin student show up. I realised the other day I hadn’t seen her since. I asked Liz where she was, and she told me the person realised that she didn’t want to practice and wouldn’t be coming back. If she had stuck with it, in...