Food for Thought: Optimism is a choice – you can choose to see donuts or holes. Look around you – work to see if you can find a baker’s dozen of donuts today. Updated 2019
Food for Thought Friday
Are You Listening to Yourself? A #soulsparks Story
It happened while I was cleaning up the dinner dishes. While I stood at my kitchen sink, scrubbing pans, the thought formed, completely unbidden: I want to be a writer. It was a June night; my family was outside enjoying one of the first warm days of our soon-to-be Michigan summer. And I was inside,…
The Cost of Waiting for the Right Time to Take Action
As a writer, I can really relate to this E.B. White quote. White, author of the beloved children’s works Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little, was also the co-author of the English language style guide, known as “Strunk and White.” Clearly, he got a fair amount of words on paper. It’s not just writers who…
How Do You Make People Feel at Work?
In honor of Valentine’s Day, I offer up this Friday Food for Thought: How will you make people feel today?
Who is Waiting for Your Praise?
Mr. People Equation and I had a yummy Chinese dinner the other night and this was in my fortune cookie. Think about it – there are any number of people out there who would benefit from a brief and sincere show of thanks. They probably aren’t actually waiting for it, but I bet it would make their…