Warren Buffet Quote: The Value Of Saying “No”

 Saying “No” to opportunities…a huge challenge for me. Mastering this provides key benefits. The biggest? Focus. The more time and energy directed towards the things that matter, that we value, the more we accomplish. Related to that: distractions. Saying “yes” too often ensures a distracted, unfocused, confused life. One with missed deadlines, people left hanging, Read More …

Making The World Better: Thinking Positively

Currently, I find it challenging to deal with all the world’s negativity. Power, control and cache get granted to those who “pwn” the strongest. We relish the putting down, degradation and humiliation of those we deem “enemy” or other. Long ago, I committed to living life the opposite way. Seeking ways to build up my Read More …

A Monday Motivational Thing

This flowed into my inbox moments ago. I like it! Now, let’s be clear, it’s also uncomfortable. This speaks to me because, well, it IS me. I work hard to face mistakes, use them to make myself better. But fear plays a loud part. I hate looking/feeling incompetent. Really, though, that’s my label. My self-talk…talking. Read More …

My Team Is Hiring A Home Detailer

Here’s the job description below. We’re a dynamic and fun team looking to make something really great in the local construction market. Residential Home Detailer Wanted for Growing Construction Company (Snohomish County) Compensation: Depending on Abilities Employment type: Full Time This person will report to our construction manager We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, and Read More …

Feeling Hopeful

My son just introduced me to this video by the British group “Bars and Melody“: Hopeful. The guys sing/rap quite well, but I find the anti-bullying message of this song powerful. It looks like this is a key part of their identity, which I fully support. Now, it’s important to note, this video is from Read More …

The Lies of Impostor Syndrome

I love this one by Jorge Cham of PhD comics. Reminds me of all the times that I’ve had anxiety attacks when asked to push outside of my boundaries. So, a few things to remember: Prof. Jones has plenty invested in the success of his students/team. And a good leader will see things in you Read More …