MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

Before seeds of missed opportunities become weeds of regret, they can be watered by “I’ll do it tomorrow.” Miraboli Today’s newsletter begins with, of all things, a math puzzle! Imagine that you are a test driver for Ford or GM. You have been given the task of driving...

DO YOU NEED TO TAKE A NEW FORK IN THE ROAD?

I learned that sometimes a life journey can take you to a place that is not on any map.      – Cold Fever (movie) Do You Need to Find a New Fork in the Road? My wife and I recently availed ourselves of the All-American “Spring Break” tradition.” While this term...

HOW DO YOU NEED TO S-T-R-E-T-C-H?

Man’’s Mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension. Oliver Wendell Holmes It is well documented among those who know me that I owe everything I have in life to my wife: a career, a wonderful family, a home, etc. all flow from our growth...

WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA? SNOWMAN RETURNS

The problem in my life and other people’s lives is not the absence of knowing what to do but the absence of doing it. Peter Drucker By now, my readers are familiar with the metaphor of the Snowman. It’s injunction that our thoughts generate our behaviors and,...

WANT TO DANCE TO A DIFFERENT TUNE?

One of the classic ways of defining and describing the nature of relationships among couples, work colleagues and within family structures is the “dance metaphor.” To fully appreciate it, imagine the following: You and your companion are sitting around a...

NO ONE LEFT

When we were young children, one of the most offensive labels that one kid could plant on another was “tattletale.” The tattletale was the snotty brownnose who couldn’t wait to tell the teacher about some playground misdemeanor. Or it was a sibling who tattled about...