The Holidays Are Upon Us, Don’t Let the Insanity Ensue

So little time, so much to do. Frantically running around, making sure every detail is accounted for.Wait, isn’t that like every day?Don’t forget during these stressful holidays what you do every single day to retain the sanity (and if you don’t do anything, here’s a good tip for you):Every morning, take a few minutes to …

17% Left of Juice, so I Blog

On a plane, on a Sunday. I’ve broken my 2009 New Year’s Resolution of not traveling for business on the weekends… now 4 times. Not bad. Luckily for me, I finished my requisite PowerPoint yesterday so have the rare opportunity to not work while on the plane. While I’m in this predicament, I figure it’d …

What Bejeweled Blitz Taught Me This Week

If there is no clear obvious path, does that mean any forward movement will result in mistakes? Sometimes, yes. But more often than not there are always options, resulting in more options. The truth is that there is rarely a clear and obvious path to take. You can only make decisions with the information you …

In the Pursuit of Happiness – Get Your Story Straight

I’ve been asking myself this more frequently, just as a check – are the goals that I have set for myself in line with “the master plan”, or are they requiring a little refresh? Let’s face it – in business and in life the master plan’s story never really gets all its T’s crossed and …

A Simple Thank You Is All That’s Needed

Our lives are jam packed with “stuff” – things to do, places to be, people to talk to, tasks to complete, projects to work on. It’s a never-ending cycle where moving forward and progressing to the next step is the name of the game. We’re often so busy that we forget to walk down the …

Realizations from a Vacation Cleared Head.

I was walking through Golden Gate Park after having visited the Academy of Sciences this afternoon and recorded a brief voice note: I am reminded today by the reality that the most beautiful and lasting things really take time to build and grow and develop. For now, perhaps we should briefly stop to appreciate the …