“YOU ARE ONLY CHEATING YOURSELF.”

How many of us can recall hearing this message when we were kids? As an elementary school student, I remember being puzzled by this intonation. While I understood the difference between being good or bad, as well as the distinction between honesty and dishonesty, the...

ARE YOU BLINDED BY YOUR BLIND SPOTS?

The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none. Carlyle In 1955, Joseph Luft and Harrington Ingham created the heuristic tool, the Johari Window. The purpose of the “window” is for all of us to gain a higher level of self-understanding. The Johari Window has four...

WHAT I LEARNED AT THE MOVIES

I hate getting to the movies on time. Why? Because being on time is actually arriving way too early. It means sitting through interminable numbers of coming attractions while eating most of my popcorn before the show starts. Obviously, I’m a slow learner when it comes...

ARE YOU BINARY?

I hate getting to the movies on time.  Why?  Because being on time is actually arriving way too early.  It means sitting through interminable numbers of coming attractions while eating most of my popcorn before the show starts.  Obviously, I’m a...

YOUR LIFE IS A GESTALT

Appreciate life even if it’s not perfect. Happiness is not fulfillment of what we wish for but an appreciation of what we have. Unless my reader has clear roots with Germany, this seldom seen word in today’s title may be foreign to you. Gestalt is a German word that...

WHAT’S YOUR BIG IDEA?

A lot of people have gone farther than they thought they could because someone else thought they could. – Anonymous By now, most of my readers are familiar with this author’s metaphor of the “snowman.” It is my representation that all human endeavor flows from...