Fear Of Falling? Nah!

“The ambitious climb high and perilous stairs, and never care how to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up their fear of a fall.” Thomas Adams   Desire and passion.  You have to figure out what really gets your furnace burning.  Most of us live life according to the expectations of others.  What…

Wrestle With A Pig??

“I learned long ago never to wrestle with a pig.  You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.” Cyrus Ching   Problem solving is an important part of value creation.  The weak react rather than respond.  If you want to create value in life you have to commit to intelligent solutions and not dive…

Your EXPECTATIONS Determine Your Outcomes!!

“I am easily satisfied with the very best!” Winston Churchill   Michael Jordan said:  “You have to expect things from yourself before you can accomplish them”.  Julius Erving said the reason for his phenomenal success was that he demanded more from himself than anyone else could possibly dream up. Successful people have extremely high expectations. …

I screwed up and I am so very sorry!!

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope NEWSFLASH:  Pharmacies and pharmacists make dispensing errors!!  We wish we didn’t.  We’d do anything we possibly could to reverse them when they happen, but well, they do happen. When I first got out of pharmacy school (23 years ago) I worked in a busy pharmacy with…

How To Design And Build A Remarkable Life

Yesterday I told several middle-aged professionals about the workshop I was to give to the FBLA (Future Business Leaders  of America) and I was scoffed at.  The unanimous response was essentially:  “You’ll NEVER convince a group of teenagers of ANYTHING!!  This makes me smile, because my job is not to “convince” them.  My job is to…