Want Adapts to Need

Be the person you need to be and the person you want to be will adapt. It would be nice if we could all just ‘be ourselves’ without consequences, if everybody liked, loved, and respected us no matter how we behaved. Unfortunately, the people who count on us, those we serve, need us to show…

Fear of Success is Fear of Change

When another person tells you that your idea won’t work, it may be because they are afraid that it will. We should not take all feedback at face value. We must always consider the source, the source’s history, and the source’s agenda. It is very rare to find someone who is objective and transparent enough…

Patience, Persistence, and Green Veggies

There is no accounting for taste. When I was a child, there were two vegetables I could not tolerate, spinach and brussels sprouts. It was not for lack of trying, but whenever I attempted to eat them, I had an uncontrollable, averse reaction to them. Fast forward many years and brussels sprouts are now one…