Born as Many Die as One

On Death and Life Last week my wife and I traveled to see a friend off into the next world.  It has been difficult to navigate the complexity of death in both thought and discussion.  It also brings the reality of our mortality closer to the edge of our daily consciousness.  The obvious concept here …

The Echo of Influence

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay How well do you influence others? Do you think that influence has anything to do with trust? Why do you think influence is important in home life and work? For many good reasons, people seek to influence others. What are some of the reasons that you seek to influence …

Career Aspirations – What you Want

Bess Mucherson What do you Want? If you want something, there is a good chance you can get it. All of the adages may apply in terms of doing hard work, setting goals, and objectives and putting the effort in. There are also shortcuts to getting what you want but as with anything else, there …

Micro-Kindness Macro-Impact

 It is two o’clock in the morning on a cold December day 1985 and the phone rings. It’s a big fire in the South Bronx, a bunch of buildings are dilapidated, falling apart, and burning out of control.  A homeless person smoking crack started the whole blaze and now the buildings are burning and threatening families in the surrounding areas. The fire department sends NY’s finest to fight the beast and as the fire grows in size as word gets out across the airways for everyone to come and help.  

For the Sake of Hate

Photo by Tookapic on Pexels.com Hello. What do I tell my children about hate? What do I tell my children about love? How can the world be a beautiful place filled with wonder and a tragedy all at the same time? These questions and many others are the same questions we human beings ask ourselves …

Land the Job

  Top 3 Things to Do   Understand Your Network If you are like me, you have a pretty great network.  In my case, I have hundreds of connections and most of these people I know in one form or another.   I recognize my network and engage them often.   When I am looking for help …

Simplicity of Cutting the Cord

This is EASY Project Time Total 8-10 hours Click Here insert your address. Figure out what kind of antenna you need.  If you are bold and want 3-5 hour project, you can build one. Not this complicated More like Built something like this with my 7 year old.  He did most of the work. DVR? …

You Need a Job | Now What?

Make Moves The career path today looks more like a zig-zag vs a straight line.  Corporations are making corporate decisions.  These decisions don't account for individuals.   I believe people do care about each other but when it comes to business, things get fuzzy.    For whatever reason the job is no longer there. It Hurts …

In Cloud We Trust

The Magic Takeover History repeats itself as we forget our past.   We have all this knowledge at our fingertips but we are easily distracted.  While we are distracted by work, political issues, family and more input than ever before in human history, our brains can only handle a very limited amount of information cognitively and …

Navy Sailor Engineering Under the Waterline

Shaded walls of gray I see reflections of an empty me the knight without a sharpened sword He walks the ship at sea abroad..   A caged leopard with dull spots a sunny day that is not hot A light that shines upon a face blindness shows no man grace   An empty mind that's …