Category Archives: Success

Patience pays dividends

A lot of states are starting to reopen some of their businesses and other activities. This reopening will be done in stages to see how it impacts the number of coronavirus cases. Most people are anxious for this to happen … Continue reading

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Failure comes before success

No one likes to fail, but maybe we should. No, I don’t mean we should intentionally look for ways to fail in life. I’m suggesting we need a different perspective on failure. Failure is the price we pay for success. … Continue reading

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Our worldview and the choices we make

A worldview can be simply described as the way we understand the world in which we live. Each of us has a worldview. Some of us have given careful thought about our worldview while others have formed a worldview through … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to think for yourself

I find man-on-the-street interviews to be most interesting. When Jay Leno was host of the¬†Tonight Show¬†he would often go to the streets and ask people questions about current or historical events. He might ask basic questions about our nation’s founding … Continue reading

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Overcoming difficulties

The first week of Navy boot camp in 1968 was rough. We were assigned to another recruit on temporary assigned duty (TAD) whose job was to get us through processing. It was also his job to make that first week … Continue reading

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Choose to look forward

We are going through a rough time right now. Millions are out of work. Businesses are closed, and some will not be able to re-open. Thousands have died, and families have not even been able to attend the funeral or … Continue reading

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Choose to be happy

Several years ago I heard about a woman and her adult daughter who went shopping together. For some reason, the mother was not in a good mood and complained the entire time they were out. After trying on some shoes … Continue reading

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