Like many of you, my family has been glued to the Olympic coverage each evening, rooting furiously for our athletes and experiencing what announcer Jim McKay referred to as the “thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” Because I’m not a very good television-only participant, as I watch the games, I’ve been wondering: what ...
“…More Americans need to declare their independence from partisan politics on both sides. The more that Americans declare their independence, the more the parties will have to compete for their votes using reason rather than the hateful appeals.” John Avlon American Columnist www.brainyquote.com At ConvergenceCoaching, we try to avoid political matters in our business communications. ...
ARE YOU A DISTRACTED DRIVER? As our society continues to get increasingly busy, it seems we are also getting more and more distracted. We are all multi-tasking to try and complete everything we have to get done on a daily basis, and the rush of it all has become detrimental to our well being. Unfortunately, ...
It’s the sound of the holidays in full swing as we all prepare. The question is, prepare for what? A lot of the sounds that I’ve been hearing are those of anxious buyers worried that they don’t have the right gifts purchased, pressured workers trying to wrap up all of their year-end loose ends so ...
As a child growing up in my family, 9/11 was always a time of celebration. My twin sisters were born on that day and my parents considered it a day God multiplied their blessing. We had parties, shared food, fun, and prayers of gratitude. On that day ten years ago, I feared that a cloud ...
I found it exciting to watch the women of the USA and Japan play their very best game against each other last Sunday. Both teams had reached their peak. When it was over and Japan had won, despite the disappointment, the USA team members were champions to us all, too. They congratulated the Japanese women ...
I wasn’t going to do it. I was going to refrain from opining about the mosque being built near ground zero. As I’ve been watching the news and listening to the debates in my daily interactions on the topic, I keep going back to a statement I wrote in my blog post this past 4th ...
Difficult economic conditions are a great test of the strength of a professional services firm. A firm’s ability to weather the storm and come out on top depends on the speed at which they move from worry and fear to generating solutions and engaging as a team. Unfortunately, we see that a lot of firms, ...
On Saturday, we’ll celebrate the 233rd anniversary of the incorporation of our fine nation, the U.S.A. The entrepreneurial spirit that has defined our nation was certainly in full glory when our founding fathers struck out on their own to found an independent entity where life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness were critical core values. ...