Happy St. Patrick’s Day, friends! There’s a serenity prayer that most people know in one form or another: Give us courage to change what must be altered, serenity to accept what cannot be helped, and the insight to know the one from the other (Reinhold Niebuhr). Sometimes things that must be altered are so big […]
At my $dayjob, we have a Bravo program that’s meant for employees to nominate each other for work we’re doing to contribute to the success of our teams, and ultimately, our company. There are three levels: An Applause award lets us give each other a round of applause for a job well done or to […]
Writing something eloquent is important to me. Making folks feel appreciated, making them feel seen, and expressing gratitude for what they brought to the effort *IS* important.
I get that it would be weird for me to slide a valentine to some people. Doesn’t mean I’m not happy to have them in my life, though.
What better time to exercise my civic responsibility to vote than Thanksgiving weekend?
Some performances are good. Definitely deserving of applause. Enthusiastic applause even, but they are not superlative. So do you give them the ovation anyway?