Capable and average, is capable of more than average!

  All too often I’m baffled at how we place people who are categorized as successful, in an untouchable category.  It is as if the stories of their achievements closely mirror the heroics of Greek Mythology, and our own lives mirror that of a Greek tragedy. We tend to forget that the people we look Read More

Control Your Mind, Control Your World

  Recently a friend of mine was scanning through the music on my iPhone.  As he perused my music he came across my ‘Morning’ playlist. After reviewing the songs in this playlist he asked, “Why do you have a ‘Morning’ playlist?” I smiled and responded, “Let’s listen to a few of the songs then you tell Read More

3 Inspirational Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King has been a source of inspiration for me, since I was a child. It was Dr. King (by way of my elementary school teachers) who first introduced me to the idea of dreaming and standing steadfast in a dream. To honor Dr. King, on the day that has been set aside to celebrate his Read More

Tug!

  When a baby elephant is born in captivity and the trainer wants to ensure he can control the elephant, he places a rope on one of the calf‘s legs and the rope is attached to a sturdy wooden post.  This is the first and most important step the trainer will take to keep the elephant within Read More

Connecting the Dots – Remembering Steve Jobs

  A friend of mine has been on me for maybe the last six months to read the commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs back in 2005. Up until now I hadn’t. I was just too busy. Steve Jobs passed away yesterday. I read his commencement speech at Stanford, less than 24 hours later. Oh how I wish Read More

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

  22,674 men lost their lives in the American Revolutionary War to ensure the signing of the “Declaration of Independence” mattered 237 years ago. When was the last time you took the time to read it? Refresh your memory and hit the link below: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html On September 17, 1787, approximately 11 years and 2 months later, Read More