Although my days of running marathons are just pleasant memories, I still get the itch this time of year, when the Twin Cities and Chicago marathons are held.
Updated: October 23, 2011, - 01:52 PM
During economic downturns, most folks are content to maintain the status quo, not expecting to really get ahead.
Updated: October 16, 2011, - 08:42 PM
In our country and all over the globe, we face so many crises that we hardly know which one to address first.
Updated: October 09, 2011, - 02:48 PM
In his book "What the Dog Saw," Malcolm Gladwell titles one especially worthwhile chapter "The New-Boy Network."
Updated: October 02, 2011, - 02:07 PM
Perhaps my favorite business book is Napoleon Hill's "Think and Grow Rich." I recommend reading and rereading it, perhaps even annually, to keep your focus laser-sharp.
Updated: September 25, 2011, - 11:38 PM
As children, we played "follow the leader" for hours on end. The crazier the route and antics, the more we liked it. Being the leader was the best part.
Updated: September 18, 2011, - 07:06 PM
The playground isn't the only place where you'll run into bullies. Internet bullying has led to suicides. Office bullying is on the rise, and it's a deal-killer no matter what business you're in.
Updated: September 11, 2011, - 05:11 PM
I have had the privilege of mentoring hundreds of people over the years. I always ask them two questions: What do you like to do? What are your strengths? Most have a good idea of what they like to do, but you wouldn't believe how many people don't understand their own strengths.
Updated: September 04, 2011, - 02:32 PM
A university professor began reflecting on the people who had a positive impact on his life. In particular, he remembered a schoolteacher who had gone out of her way to instill in him a love of poetry. He hadn't seen or spoken to her in many years, but he found her address and sent her a letter of thanks. A short time later, he received this reply:
Updated: August 28, 2011, - 11:21 AM