Simple Operating Instructions

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When I was a child, my mother said to me, “Alan, life is about learning and growing. That’s what life is about. You can never stop learning and growing.” Of course, back then, they were just words. I was little. When I was 17, she said to me, “Alan, my parenting work is done. You […]

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When you hit bottom

What happens when you see yourself at the bottom of your game? I don’t care if you’re at the top or the bottom. You still have two directions to choose from. And I don’t care how many times you fall off the horse. All I care about is that you keep getting on the horse. […]

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A real life scenario, part 1

In yesterday’s post I suggested volunteering locally or running for local office. Here’s a story from a time I did that, in which my high level of communication skills made a difference. The scenario I was appointed by our county government to serve on a committee creating a 20-year plan for the area in which […]

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Something to consider

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Please consider volunteering in your local community or running for local office. I’ve got some great stories from when I chaired the sustainability committee for the local Economic Development Association and when I served on the citizens’ advisory committee for the update of the 20-year plan for our area […]

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