Tennis players and golfers know what I’m talking about here: The sweet spot is that magical space on the raquet- or club-face which — when you actually hit the ball there — gives you drive and ease and control. Hitting the sweet spot gives you the “ahhh” of shots. Humans have a sweet spot or […]
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‘Tis the time of year when many leaders turn their minds to next year’s goals. Whether you’re setting your own or those for a whole team of people, there are at least three ways to tackle goal-setting. Roadmaps The first roadmap approach is what it sounds like: A clear line from point A to point […]
It’s a gingerbread time of year. I’ve been thinking about my grandmother’s gingerbread, feeling like a little spicy dark cake would help round out the grays of winter. Grammy made her gingerbread in a bundt or tube pan, creating a round cake with a big hole in the middle. When you serve this for any […]
Remember when Robert Fulghum wowed us with the simplicity and common sense of “All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten?” Such basic ideas: Share everything. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Sometimes basic behavior from kindergarten days is not so good. You know, the acting out […]