“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” – Victor Kiam  Hopefully, in the unfoldment of a project or new initiative, there is a phase where things really start popping, happening fast, and there is lots to manage and stay on top of. We aspire and dream of the new-venture train gaining momentum … More MomenTums

Deed Seeds

“To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.” – Sophocles  Beyond the parochial lessons we learned in childhood about doing good deeds — still valid, and yet perhaps needing more umpfh as an adult — we can consider what we are seeding in our deeding. How we go into a meeting, a negotiation, a … More Deed Seeds

What I Learned About Being Brave From a Dirty Helmet

The ropes course looked awesome…but the helmet necessary to participate was dusty, filthy and gross.  What’s worse, I didn’t have a scarf to put between my hair and the helmet. I was raised by a neat-freak.  Admittedly (ask Darrell), I have those tendencies myself, although in a much lighter form. I’d never done a ropes … More What I Learned About Being Brave From a Dirty Helmet

Playing Dirty

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan  We all want to come out of the starting … More Playing Dirty

Generation Gap

“Who you are and how you act in the present is given by the future into which you are living.” –Werner Erhard  Ever accomplish a goal (or not) and have a big blank space in front of you? Sometimes there’s even a post-featal downturn in mood, when the juice of the previous activity drive has … More Generation Gap