Showing posts from March 13, 2011

The Inconvenience Of Convenience

From the time that I was a young boy until now, I have always been told that the shortcut to doing things will get you into more trouble or work than it is worth. I took this advice as much as possible and made a life for myself that is as shortcut free as possible. The dilemma is that when I look around me, that is all that I see.

    We seem to be a nation of short cut takers. To put it bluntly, we are a shortcut factory! No matter where you go we have countless options that will allow us to get ahead quicker by doing or paying something more. The question is do we really find ourselves ahead afterward, or do we wind up doing more work than we would have done in the beginning? I bring this up for a very good reason and I will share this with you right now.

    Is it just me or do you almost always get stuck at the self checkout line in your neighborhood "Home Depot", "Duane Reade", or other chain store? You don't want to wait in the line that has 20 peopl…

Eight Irresistible Principles Of Fun

ENJOY THIS!!!!! I REALLY WANT TO SPREAD IT!!!!!             Chase

Swinging For The Fences With Half A Bat

I am always in awe and appreciation for what you might call the underdog or the person who is least likely to succeed by every day standards (whatever that means). Those who have less artillery yet shoot stronger bullets are truly remarkable to me. I glean so much from these individuals and it makes me proud.

     Yesterday, I attended an amazing business briefing that was truly inspirational and moving. The speaker seemed like he was about 25 years young in my opinion, he was a ball of untamed and authentic energy. He really delivered the information about a phenomenal company as if he was the CEO and owner. The funny thing is that he is in a sense his own boss because that is how this company is structured. I hung on his every word for many reasons, but mostly because he had a speech impediment which caused him to stutter. It was obvious that he got stuck every few sentences and that there was something going on that was out of his control, yet he controlled it in his own way