Archives for: November 9th, 2017

Be Grateful: Every Day is a Gift

Written by on November 9, 2017

In my early teens, filled with typical life-angst (Who am I and what is all this stuff about?), I came upon a poem in an Ann Landers advice column titled “The Station,” by Robert Hastings. It offered a simple but powerful way of thinking and living that immediately appealed to me. For the past forty […]

Be Humble: Life is Difficult, Now Get on With It

Written by on November 2, 2017

“David, I wanted to let you know I have a whistling CD coming out, and that I may be getting some media attention. Please know that I’m committed to Carlyle.” “I’m not worried,” he said with a wry smile. “We pay you more than you’ll ever make whistling.” With that candid assessment, my boss reminded […]