Category Archives: Our Words

Historian or Futurist?

  We seem to like history, especially our own history. Our history was created through a series of events. We get comfortable telling that story. We have told that story many times. We keep telling that story. We like telling … Continue reading

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#Worthless

When you work with people and companies, you hear a lot of stories. Some stories leave you a little speechless. They are young, talented, and are always working. I don’t mean they work a lot, I mean they are always … Continue reading

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Descriptions versus Reasons

Canadian Bacon. It is a thing we are into at the moment. Each week, I take a number. I stand in the long line. Numbers are called, I glance down at my number. More numbers, more glances. Don’t want to … Continue reading

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Making Cabinets

“It was easier when I was making cabinets.” “Why, what was different?” “At the end of the day, I could see and feel my progress. Now I just deal with people and it is hard to know if I accomplished anything.” … Continue reading

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Conversations and How to Have Them

Together we discussed friendship, which was one of my favorite experiences. But recently I have noticed that friendship (or relationships in general) are built and fueled by conversations. Over the past few months I have been observing conversations. But conversations are … Continue reading

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Speaking of Money

Speaking of Money… Why don’t we? We all tend to agree that we need Money to do certain things, but is has become a secretive endeavor. Sometimes the opportunities present themselves, but we have been trained, conditioned, or accustomed that Speaking of … Continue reading

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Tell Them

I got to connect with an old friend the other day. We drove, we talked, we got coffee, and we talked some more. We talked about new starts and changes. We talked about career paths and work. We talked about … Continue reading

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