Tag: Change the World

A Little Friendly Research (My Turn)

I asked you a series of questions, and your answers appeared in the last 7 posts. Your answers were vulnerable, honest, funny, serious, and clever. Your answers inspired questions, discussions, and honest conversations about friends, and friendships. Your answers inspired some actions, as friends…

Disqualified

  You were not good at math. You were easily distracted. You got an F. You got more than one F. You lost your temper. You messed up. You lost the account. You didn’t get into college. You didn’t tell the whole story. You…

Sung Heroes

It was a simple label on that bottle. Just two words. Unsung Heroes. A spark of an idea. Why do heroes go unsung? Heroes make a difference. Heroes make an impact. Yet we do not sing. Heroes reach out in our time of need. Heroes care…

Wired for Problems

Understanding our own behavioral styles is essential to our long-term success. Knowing that you have a tendency to follow the rules, or that you can connect with others helps you leverage those strengths in your style (maybe you have a passion for finance or you…

More Flexible, Less Fear

The other day someone asked me to describe my two biggest goals in life. Once I got over the “Hey, I thought this was going to be a casual conversation!” I spent some time thinking about my response. The reply didn’t come right away,…

Rusty Connections

(Image Courtesy of http://www.angiesroost.com) A friend recently reached out to make sure we were okay. Nothing specific happened, just a little time passed since we last connected. “Are we okay?” “Yes. Why, do you think something is wrong?” “No, just sometimes when time passes…

Is it Dan?

  (Image Courtesy of http://www.comedybunker.co.uk) 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, and catching up with…

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