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Today Is a New Day

Today Is a New Day

Winter will soon be here and just thinking about it gives me the chills; it’s depressing.  I’ve never been a fan of winter; it’s dull, gray, cold, the days short, the roads messy and often, there is snow to deal with. What is there to like??!  I much prefer sunshine,...
Counterfactual Thinking

Counterfactual Thinking

I recently learned that winning a bronze medal in the Olympics is better than winning a silver medal. I’m competitive; this makes no sense to me. How is placing 3rd in a competition better than placing 2nd?  These are elite athletes that are top in their sport; why...
Show Up, as if it’s Your First Date

Show Up, as if it’s Your First Date

We are in the technology staffing business, which also means that we are in business of building relationships.  And, whether we realize it or not, all relationships start with dating.  On the surface, that may not make sense since the definition of dating is to “go...
Why Isn’t It Possible?

Why Isn’t It Possible?

There is a new movie about to be released, and the storyline has caught my imagination.  It sounded like a dumb story at first, but then I learned it’s a true story.  Now, just because its true doesn’t mean it can’t also be a terrible plot line for a movie.  This one...
Unintentionally Judgmental

Unintentionally Judgmental

Years ago, when planning a dinner date (and being the gentleman I sometimes am), I asked my date where she wanted to go.  She picked a restaurant that she had not been to before, but since I had, I asked her why she picked that place: was it the ambiance, the type of...
Swim Like a Duck

Swim Like a Duck

“If it looks like duck and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck”. How many times have you heard that saying? And have you ever really watched a duck? Outwardly, they appear calm, collected and generally unflappable. They even don’t mind spending time with their heads...

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