prize and price

Recently, as I was exploring options for starting a new business, a coach gave me some sound advice.  He said “John, you have to determine your prize and then consider the price”.  Prize and price.  In any major decision, it’s really that simple.  It comes down to these basic concepts.Read More →

For most people, pursuing their dreams seems just like that, a dream. While most say that they are trying to figure out their place in life, the majority of us are afraid to pursue those big dreams. Finding our purpose is only the first step, acting on it is muchRead More →

Fifty years ago, an assassin’s bullet took the life of the greatest civil rights leader of our lifetime, Martin Luther King. Looking at MLK 50 years later, we see his message more clearly, we hear his words more distinctly, and we wish for the civility in discord that he portrayed.Read More →

Well, the easy answer would be to say that my position was eliminated (i.e. I was laid off), and I never looked back.  But the reality is, I stayed around corporate IT for a few years after that.  It wasn’t until a year or two later that I began gettingRead More →

The Scout Law A Scout Is: Trustworthy Loyal Helpful Friendly Courteous Kind Obedient Cheerful Thrifty Brave Clean Reverent Several years ago I asked my scouts which one of these words is most important.  Hands flew up, “Reverent!” several shouted.  I told them no.  Then one-by-one they guessed at each ofRead More →