Friday afternoon I receive a text that simply said, “Scott’s dead, heart attack.” I repeated out loud, “Oh my God! Oh my God! Oh my God! Oh my God!” more times than I can remember. Still, it’s inadequate.
We humans often fall prey to this common thought: “It’s all about me!” It may be in a self-conscious way, like when you walk into a room and think “everyone is looking at me.” Or, it may be in a self-judging way, that causes anxiety in the middle of the night; You lay awake recounting […]
The end of last week presented two events that were as opposite as evenings can be. One evening offered an intimate and stylish dinner in a designer’s country home. The next night found me hosting a celebration and dance competition gala in downtown Little Rock for a crowd of 200 plus. Thursday night, I made […]
People often ask me, “Between your work load and family obligations, how do you keep it up?” I never really have a good answer. Of course, it takes a great support team, and you get a great support team, not by being nice, but by being fair. For example, if you’re nice to the person […]
. In preparation for the trip, I imagined hours of idle convalescing and thus packed myself homework: FlagandBanner.com income statements to compare and contrast, thank you notes to write, and the following week’s Up In Your Business guest’s bio to research. Boy was I wrong.
Early in an entrepreneur’s career, they may find themselves wondering, “Is it worth it?” and “Where am I going?” To this I say, “Yes, it’s worth it” and “If you don’t hang in there, you’ll never find out.”
Why is every blog I write these days about somebody’s poor health, mostly mine? My August 29th‘s blog told of my son, Jack, getting struck by a car. My September 12th‘s blog, I was getting over a head cold, and now this. Last week I sprained my ankle. I wish I could say I was […]
Fun with Flags is an episode on The Big Bang Theory sitcom and also what the whole country was having last week as we watched a live cam of the US flag flapping wildly out in the Atlantic Ocean, at the retired coast guard “Frying Pan Tower”. Early Thursday morning my daughter, Meghan, calls all […]
We’ve all heard Gen-Xer’s being called the boomerang generation, but have you heard or thought about boomerang employees? How many people do you know that have quit a career only to return a year or two later because they missed it? We humans are all susceptible to this pattern of behavior. As the song laments […]