On Novelty And Change

Innovation is measured in the positive impact it has on our lives, on the lives of those around us, and on the world at large. If it is to be of value, it needs to positively affect people’s lives in some way, shape, or form. Innovation purely for innovation’s sake is not really all that…

On Improving For Our Community

When we find ourselves apologizing for the same things over and over again, it is time to make a change. We all make mistakes. The goal is to not make the same mistakes over and over again. As humans, it is our responsibility to recognize the patterns of our behavior that do not serve us…

Honoring Support

Sometimes all we need is the knowledge that someone else is willing to help us in order to gather the strength with which to help ourselves. It is important to know that we are not alone, that we have support, and that we have something or someone to fall back on if and when we…

My Tribal Standards

I have two standards for my associations, regardless of whether they are personal or professional. The first requirement is that I like and respect you. The second that you like and respect me. If one of these standards is not met, I find it very difficult to move forward. In my experience, there is no…

Starting At Home (Effecting Change)

We cannot be all things to all people and still be effective. We all want this world to be a better place for ourselves, our families, and our loved ones. We want the future to be better than the past. We want to leave this life knowing that it is better for us having been…