Archive for December, 2009
Notes for the new year:
Change morning routine completely. Feed the cat backwards. Delay the first coffee. Not check my bank balance before 8. Read the daily business digest and reflect on how it works into my future.
Choose and complete my fourth marathon. Maybe with Johnny Lassig?
Break PR of 3:58 and make it 3:43.
See Jamie Cullum [...]
Here is a link to a very good e-book by Seth Godin and friends. Read it and pass on!
As we approach the end of this long chapter called 2009, let’s remember it’s the small stuff that makes it worthwhile.
Diamonds are small for a reason. Grains of sand make a mountain.
Our kid’s dumbest act or sound or saying is the thing we laugh the longest about.
We forget this as urban-freaked humans in our new Audi Autos [...]
Here’s an interesting one from someone that is usually pretty lenient on others.
Since 2006 we’ve had a service put up lights in our front yard for the Christmas season. It’s not a company really — just Bill and his crew. They did a marvelous job and Bill would always call a few days after Thanksgiving [...]
I take no credit for this dialogue about reversing mistakes in conversation, but I think it’s really useful. If you’re not hooked up to Harvard Business Review’s once in a while blog report, you should jump on. I hope you do.
I was reminded that a deal wasn’t working out yesterday because it was ME.
I might not have done anything directly and definable as “wrong”.
But it was ME that couldn’t get past the roadblocks. Roadblocks in our dealings with others are personality based usually. We all bring the last 99.999% of our lives to every meeting/phone [...]