Attitudes and Altitudes

Studying people; the how’s, what’s and why’s can be so fascinating at times. Monday, upon settling in my room at the Philadelphia Marriott, I asked the cleaning woman if she’d like to make $5 for ironing my shirt. I truly despise ironing and would rather pay someone to do it who would rather have the…

Proud of Stacy

About 25 years ago I was a news anchor for a small ABC affiliate in Oklahoma. While there, a cute young high school senior named Stacy used to come to the station, saying she wanted to be a broadcaster. While attempting to land an internship, she made herself available to help in whatever way she…

Rational Lies

Was on the phone with my friend Judy, who told me she was enjoying a cup of coffee. Nothing unusual there, except that she said it was a “huge” cup of coffee. “Why so huge” I asked. “Because” she explained, “My doctor allows me only one cup of coffee per day.” 🙂 Being that is…

Oh, Those Basics

Whether in business, interpersonal relationships or sports, it’s the fundamentals; the basics, that will make or break you in terms of success. I thought about that this weekend as I watched my Florida Marlins lose their second two-out-of-three game series in a row, first to the Houston Astros, then to the Atlanta Braves. This after…

Of Fear And Consciousness

Now, just to set the record straight, I don’t know the meaning of the word “fear.” However, I’m extremely well-acquainted with the words “terrified”, “frightened” and “brk brk brk brk brkkkkk” (sound that chickens make). 🙂 Such was the case this morning as I went in for a very simple procedure to remove a growth just…

Intuition…Or Not?

My friend, prosperity expert, Randy Gage emailed me to ask if I believed in “Intuition” or did I think that believing in such was irrational? Because intuition is a topic I’ve never actually studied in detail, I hesitated to respond too quickly or reflexively without giving it at least enough thought to respond intelligently (or,…