The Guarantee of a Practical Life

If you want certainty, do not choose to live a creative life. If you want certainty, choose instead a life of practicality. If we choose a creative life, we do not know what the future will hold. We do not know if things will work out. We do not know if we will earn a…

This Is My Real Job

Sometimes, the needs of the business take priority over our personal interests. Some time ago, in my first year as a General Manager (GM) for a large coffee company, I was at a development meeting with my District Manager (DM) and we were discussing labor and scheduling. He observed that I had several part-time employees…

Be Great At Being Yourself

Is it the title, the money, or the prestige you are seeking? Or is it something else? For his whole career after the military, my grandfather, my mother’s father, worked for the telephone company. This was when there was one, single telephone company for the entire country, before it got split up into the multitude…