"Simple, clear purpose and principles give rise to complex intelligent behavior. Complex rules and regulations give rise to simple stupid behavior." - Dee Hock I saw this quote pop up on the screen at the Global Leadership Summit during Todd Henry's talk about "Herding Tigers." It took a minute for me to realize that herding … Continue reading Simple Stupid Behavior
I am in the middle of day 2 of this years GLS... many blog post ideas coming out of this! Stay tuned and be on the lookout! Be blessed! #GLS19
"I have the right to do anything," you say - but not everything is beneficial. "I have the right to do anything" - but not everything is constructive. No one should seek their own good, but the good of others. 1 Corinthians 10:23-24 How often do we hear the words, "I have the right!" or … Continue reading I Have The Right!
I'm a little rusty on the blog writing, but I had a moment of inspiration that I hope is captured well... I sent these messages to my family on snapchat: A question was posed to a group I am in earlier in the day, "How do you judge whether you are living an isolated life … Continue reading This is How I Fight My Battles
These two words have come up in conversation this week multiple times. Either in me asking someone what is next for them, or someone asking me what's next for me. The latter of those two scenarios has me stumped... It has been a while since I have posted anything on my blog. Part of that … Continue reading What’s Next?
45... A triangular number... Not to get political, but Trump is our 45th president. I also turned 45 on my birthday a couple weeks ago... It is sobering to think that I could be more than half way done with this life! I think I missed my mid-life crisis years and didn't even get to … Continue reading 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 =
How many of you think you are perfectionists, or have been diagnosed as such? That's what I thought... Let's define it... a perfectionist, according to dictionary.com is a person who refuses to accept any standard short of perfection. I don't think that I am a perfectionist. I do have perfectionist tendencies in certain areas of … Continue reading Perfection
Adam Grant is someone I heard speak at the Global Leadership Summit a few years ago. He is an organizational psychologist, Wharton professor, New York Times bestselling author of GIVE AND TAKE, ORIGINALS, and OPTION B with Sheryl Sandberg. This morning, this post popped up on his Instagram feed: It got me thinking... Am I … Continue reading Human Judgment
Towards the end of 2017, I had the urge to write. I was not sure what to write, or where this effort would lead me, but I decided to manifest this urge in the form of a blog. First Blog Post: https://myski143.com/2018/03/07/in-the-beginning/ I made a personal commitment not to force anything and just write whenever … Continue reading Year in Review: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018
I'm sure there is a ton of feedback that could be given around this... I hope the message is not lost in the distraction of my morning hairdo... Be blessed!