Monthly Archives: April 2014

Emotional Rickets

I think I have Emotional Rickets.  (Bear with me on this one.) During a recent conversation, I was explaining how certain situations cause an emotional response that is hard for me to regulate. Anger moves pretty fast, and there are … Continue reading

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New Experiences and Bucket Lists

During a recent dinner conversation, the topic moved to bucket lists. Not everyone (me included) has a bucket list. Bucket lists are about trying new experiences. Experiences that are important enough to try in our lifetime. Sometimes we don’t want … Continue reading

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Is it Dan?

  (Image Courtesy of I got together with some friends I met during a regional leadership program to serve a local non-profit a few months ago. The day was spent mostly covering ourselves (and some of the walls) with paint, … Continue reading

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Hard Choice Ahead

(Images created on The interview went well. They answered the questions. They were hired. After a few months their performance begins to fade. You hear from a few people around the office that deadlines are missed. Others are covering … Continue reading

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