Is the Finish the Most Important Part?

One of the enjoyable parts of these Olympics, for me, has been the commercials.  They have been a great way to promote our athletes; but the messages they convey show that, with a lot of hard work, dedication and persistence you can do the impossible.  One commercial that really resonated with me is by Kelloggs, …

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First Female NFL Referee

I am so happy to hear that women continue to make gains in the world.  They are breaking through 'glass ceilings' like never before and making strides for more women to continue to do so.  The new Yahoo CEO, Merissa Mayer, took over the helm at six months pregnant; we've seen a fifteen-year old, the …

Job Search Help for New Grads

This past weekend was summer graduation at our local colleges.   It is a time of excitement for these grads but it is also a time of nervousness at what their job future holds.  Several grads were interviewed on our local news; all of them expressed optimism that "something" would come up for them but they …

Stop Presuming if You Want to Get Anywhere

I have two big 'pet peeves':  one is people who negate what they want by using the word "but", and the other is when people don't go after what they by 'presuming' they already know the outcome.  Either one can set me off as that person has  essentially stripped themselves of having what they want …