Saturday, December 31, 2011

31 December

Given the revelry of New Year’s Eve, it would be understandable should auld acquaintance be forgot. Be safe out there! 

Friday, December 30, 2011

30 December

If your patience is tested, remember: most people are doing the best they can. Others, however, are out to make your life a living hell.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

29 December

When someone responds to your concerns by saying “Well, I wouldn’t worry about it.” Believe him. He won’t.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

27 December

When you start referring to your Christmas decorations as “all this crap” it’s time to box them up until the spirit returns next year.

Monday, December 26, 2011

26 December

As individual words, “brazen” and “hussy” are both excellent. Dare to put them together as “brazen hussy” and you get verbal gold!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

25 December

Emmanuel means “God is with us.”  Be on the lookout for him as you spend time with friends and family today.  

Friday, December 23, 2011

23 December

When you walk through a storm, hold your head up high. But only if you have an umbrella – otherwise you might drown.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

22 december

Green Glow of Envy is not a perfume, but its stink tends to show up this time of year. Counteract it with Essence of Thankfulness.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

21 December

Your destination is not as important as that of a sirens-screaming fire truck, ambulance or police car. Move over for emergency vehicles. 

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

20 December

The day is fast approaching. If you don’t do it now, it will be too late. Get your glitter on!

Monday, December 19, 2011

19 December

Resist the urge to provide advice on topics about which you know nothing. Google “research” isn’t the same as personal knowledge.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

18 December

You can’t turn back the hands of time, so just enjoy the You you are today.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

17 December

When you spend more per year on the dog’s health than on your own, it’s time to reassess your budget priorities.

Friday, December 16, 2011

16 December

A face-sized hole in front of the steering wheel is not adequate frost removal. Scrape the entire windshield and windows before driving.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

15 December

When planning for a worst-case scenario, be sure to order in lunch. Hunger is such a distraction!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

13 December

Working from home is no excuse to skip basic personal hygiene. Make time for a shower and tooth brushing every day.

Monday, December 12, 2011

12 December

Make it a point to schedule lunch with colleagues you don’t see very often. Those connections provide much-needed mutual support.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Saturday, December 10, 2011

10 December

An unpursued dream can become a nightmare of regret in later years. Give your dream a chance.

Friday, December 9, 2011

9 December

When leaving a voice mail, state your name and phone number immediately. Then, repeat the number at the end of the message.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

8 December

Be considerate of family members who will follow you. Change the toilet paper roll when it is dangerously close to the end.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

7 December

Imagine yourself in a state of exaggerated grandeur. Then on a bad day, you can recall the feeling for an instant mood booster.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

6 December

To secure volunteers from within a group, ask individuals personally. They find it more difficult to say “No” to your direct request! 

Monday, December 5, 2011

5 December

Safety isn’t just for the guys in the hard hats. Pay attention.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

4 December

When your personal digital assistant is old enough to drive, it's time to upgrade.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

3 December

Drawing smiley faces can improve your mood. Pick up a marker and have at it.

Friday, December 2, 2011

2 December

Don't let an "interim solution" become permanent without careful consideration of the alternatives.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

1 December

Labeling something "Eff Your Eye" brings it to the recipient's immediate attention.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

30 November

When your daily dose of caffeine becomes a day long dose, it's time to cut back.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

29 November

When old friends get together, the stories can bring tears or laughter - or both if enough alcohol is involved.

Monday, November 28, 2011

28 November

When dialing into a conference call from home, please mute your phone. Screaming children and barking dogs were not invited.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

27 November

Recipes requiring just three ingredients are plentiful. Find a few and start cooking.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

26 November

Unless specifically requested, appliances are rarely appreciated as birthday, Christmas, anniversary or Valentine’s Day gifts.

Friday, November 25, 2011

25 November

Do not feel obligated to contribute to every charity or school kid who asks. Give to causes that are important to you and skip the rest.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

24 November

Retail therapy is a bad idea when your bank account is on life support. Shopper heal thyself!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

23 November

Teenagers are embarrassed by the mere presence of their parents. Use this to your advantage.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

22 November

If at all possible, never check luggage on an airplane. Having your belongings in hand lets you face schedule changes with ease. Carry on!

Monday, November 21, 2011

21 November

The difference between negotiating the curve and driving off the cliff is slowing down and paying attention to the signs.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

20 November

Some people need a good cry to make themselves feel better. Offer to help by punching those people really hard.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

19 November

Wishing doesn’t make things come true. Deal with reality and take action accordingly.

Friday, November 18, 2011

18 November

The best gifts are those freely given – that are also the correct size. Ask before you shop.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

17 November

Break room refrigerators are provided for daily use, not for permanent storage of plastic containers full of decaying food matter. Remove your leftovers weekly.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

16 November

The state of “righteous indignation” is for those who are actually right; not for every whiny person who thinks life should be fair.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

15 November

Hosting a gathering? Offer a simple parting gift to your guests. The special effort shows your appreciation for their visit.

Monday, November 14, 2011

14 November

Despite your mother’s claim that you are unique and special, the world does not, in fact, revolve around you. Please get over yourself.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

13 November

Wherever you wander, wherever you roam, keep track of your keys and cell phone. They will come in handy when you get there.

Friday, November 11, 2011

11 November

Where there is smoke, there is fire. So grab the chocolate, marshmallows and graham crackers, and get your s’mores on!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

9 November

To gain perspective on your work, ask a trusted colleague to provide an assessment of your strengths and suggestions for improvement. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

8 November

Time flies when you're having flan. So have the creme brulee instead.

Monday, November 7, 2011

7 November

It is never okay to curse a waiter. But if he curses you first and you feel compelled to reply, at least use larger words.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

6 November

To live a life of kindness, compassion and courtesy, do just one thing. Be nice.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

5 November

Resist the urge to feed the entire family on Costco or Sam’s free food samples.

Friday, November 4, 2011

4 November

Sure, it helps to be pretty or handsome, but please develop your mind as well. Being “decorative filler” is no way to go through life.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

3 November

The difference between “remaining flexible” and “having no plan whatsoever” is seen on the faces of those who await your decision. Make it.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

2 November

The only time a pinch is welcomed is in a recipe. Keep your thumb and forefinger to yourself!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

1 November

Upon hearing the seven words of doom “Can I see you in my office?”  it’s futile to refuse. Same thing with “We need to talk.” 

Monday, October 31, 2011

31 October

Be strong about who you are. Don’t be afraid to speak up when something goes against your principles. 

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Saturday, October 29, 2011

29 October

Floss. Regularly. Not just the day before you go to the dentist.

Friday, October 28, 2011

28 October

Have a moment of unbridled joy today. The rush of happiness will do you good.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

27 October

If you call some goofy idea an “experiment” it seems less stupid. Use this to your advantage.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

26 October

Ensure that every employee understands how his daily work contributes to the company’s financial success.  An explicit connection to the outcome keeps everyone focused.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

25 October

Just because you are paranoid doesn’t mean people aren’t out to get you.

Monday, October 24, 2011

24 October

In the costume party of life, it's fun to try out a new identity. However, be mindful that the person underneath the mask will eventually be revealed!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

October 23

Two words that make most everything taste better: Bacon Wrapped.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

22 October

It doesn’t matter if the glass is half full or half empty - once you realize that you are the one holding the pitcher.

Friday, October 21, 2011

21 October

A book loaned is often a book lost. Lend only those books you won’t mind never seeing again.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

20 October

When you commit to a deadline, keep it. Produce the report, return the call, or make the decision by the agreed date and time. Demonstrate professionalism.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

18 October

Pajama pants and slippers are not appropriate attire for the grocery store, Walmart, or the gas station. If you sleep in it, don't wear it outside.

Monday, October 17, 2011

17 October

In the landscaping of life, you can rip out everything and start again at bare dirt. Or, you can keep what grows well, winnow what doesn’t, and improve from there.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

16 October

Plan the week's meals on Sunday to eliminate the after work "What's for dinner?" stress.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

15 October

Yardwork is almost enjoyable when the weather is beautiful. Get those leaves raked before the cold air descends.

Friday, October 14, 2011

14 October

You can be paid well to work with cool people on cool projects.  Believe it is possible, then make it happen.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

13 October

When you happen upon a stretch of sidewalk covered deeply by colorful fallen leaves, be sure to kick your feet up as you go. It’s still fun!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

12 October

Don’t hate the nice people. Just nod and smile and enjoy their happiness while it shines on you. Then you can go back to being cranky.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

11 October

If you just said "Be quiet!" and "Get out of the way!" to your child, don't be surprised when the next thing you say is, "Why are you crying?"

Monday, October 10, 2011

10 October

Pumpkins mark the transition into cooler fall temperatures. Bring one home to celebrate the pleasantness to come. 

Saturday, October 8, 2011

8 October

If you stay on the porch long enough, you are bound to meet the neighbors. Sit a spell and prepare for some friendly conversation.

Friday, October 7, 2011

7 October

If you choose to play, play by the rules. Cheaters cheapen the experience for everyone.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

6 October

Persistence without patience brings disappointment. Allow time for your dream to come true.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

5 October

If you insist on having the last word, make sure it’s a good one.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

4 October

The difference between “a piece of cake” and “a cake walk” is that one means “easy” and the other is a fight for chairs until one man is left standing. And that man does NOT take the cake!

Monday, October 3, 2011

3 October

When your relatives prefer the company of strangers, perhaps you aren’t quite as charming as you think.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

2 October

A clean car seems to run smoother. Give your ride a bath today.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

1 October

In the church choir of life, good singers blend voices with their neighbors for a unified sound. Go choral in your world today.

Friday, September 30, 2011

30 September

If you can’t be bothered to pick up your dog’s puppy business when on a walk, stay in your own yard. 

Thursday, September 29, 2011

29 September

Mailing a handwritten "Thank You" note shows respect, appreciation - and good manners. Make the effort.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

28 September

The difference between having a good day or a bad day is determined by your reaction to people and events.  You decide.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

27 September

Spare change in the car cup holder does come in handy. However, when it contains enough to pay rent, it’s time to cash in. 

Monday, September 26, 2011

26 September

If your boss is an insufferable jerk, just wait. He may soon be fired - or promoted! If not, you may have to take your talents elsewhere.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

24 September

Take part in local festivals and fairs. Whether as participant or visitor, you will feel more connected to your community and neighbors.

Friday, September 23, 2011

23 September

Petty jealousy and heated disagreement over trivial matters add unnecessary drama to our already complicated lives. Let it go.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

22 September

A GPS doesn’t see all. Learn your way around town so you will have confidence to reach your destination, even when traffic is detoured. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

21 September

An instrument being played in the house brings a special kind of energy. Let the music flow from the piano, guitar, harmonica – anything that makes you happy.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

20 September

In the library of life, the good stuff isn’t always at eye level. A stretch may be required to find the treasures that await your discovery.

Monday, September 19, 2011

19 September

When a full arm extension won’t bring print into focus, it’s time for reading glasses. Buy several pair. Really. You’re going to need them.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

18 September

When working in a traditional professional setting, colors that do not appear in nature are not the best choice for one’s hair.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

17 September

Being captivated and calmed by the smell of baking bread is a universal experience. Fire up the oven and do your part to promote world peace.

Friday, September 16, 2011

16 September

Take time on Friday to review your accomplishments for the week and prepare an action plan for Monday. Then enjoy the weekend!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

15 September

High school football games let you scream your head off in support of other people’s children. Find a team you like and start cheering!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

14 September

A predisposition for condescension doesn’t make you a hater. However, it can make others hate on you because you are a snot.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

13 September

Beware: the word "colonic" sounds like a bubbly, refreshing beverage. It isn't.

Monday, September 12, 2011

12 September

Don't waste energy being envious of the brilliant and beautiful. Some people are just born to be fabulous!

Sunday, September 11, 2011

11 September

Never underestimate the power of good in an evil world. Let freedom ring in your heart and home today.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

10 September

Surviving some days requires the promise of crispy fried chicken for dinner.Indulge and savor.

Friday, September 9, 2011

9 September

Defeat falls hardest on those with no ability to envision future success.  Try and try again!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

8 September

If you can't be the salt of the earth, at least be something spicy. Then, a dash of you will make the world more delicious!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

7 September

You know that time-consuming, important project you keep pushing off by staying busy with smaller tasks? Kick your butt in gear and get started today.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

6 September

Customers are gained and retained one interaction at a time. Make the most of each e-mail, phone call and meeting, and deliver on what you promise.

Monday, September 5, 2011

5 September

Surprise parties are difficult to pull off. Don't despair if the honoree gets suspicious. Press on with the subterfuge until the final moment!

Sunday, September 4, 2011

4 September

When the Allergy Fairy rings the bell to deliver "a special gift" - do not open the door.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011

2 September

A long weekend is an adventure waiting to happen. Make the most of it!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

1 September

Seek out businesses that know the meaning of the word “service.”  Your money is too precious to be spent where your presence isn’t appreciated. 

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

31 August

Sometimes the best you can do isn't all you could do. Let yourself be okay with that. Just don't make it a way of life.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

30 August

The difference between being "dressed up" or being "well dressed" is that one is an event, and the other is a daily occurrence.

Monday, August 29, 2011

29 August

In the security line of life, you may get groped even when the machine doesnt beep. Keep your chin up and endure.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

27 August

It's great to have a strongly held opinion on a controversial topic. It's even better to base that opinion in reality. Check the facts before taking a stand.

Friday, August 26, 2011

26 August

Resist the urge to debunk fantastic theories brought forth by a child’s imagination. The truth will be revealed soon enough.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

25 August

Statistics show that 9 out of 10 accidents are caused by driver error. The other one must be caused by aliens, or zombies, or errant cattle. Stay alert out there!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

24 August

A good night’s rest makes a real difference to your productivity. Get to sleep early tonight.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

23 August

There is nothing so bad that coffee with a good friend can't make better. Cookies help, too.

Monday, August 22, 2011

22 August

Just because a listed price includes an exclamation point doesn't mean it's a good deal. Comparison shop before you spend!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

21 August

Sunday church is not a weekly show for your kids. Save the steady stream of snacls, drinks and talking for movies at home.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

20 August

Thunderstorms that bring down trees and scare pets remind us that we are not in charge.

Friday, August 19, 2011

19 August

Boredom can lead to brilliant mental insights, or inaction and frequent napping.  Schedule a boring day soon and see what happens!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

18 August

The world is a dangerous place. Be smart about your safety, or cultivate a false sense of security. Either way, you’ll feel better.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

17 August

When a stranger asks you to dance, go ahead. What's three minutes out of an entire evening?

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

16 August

Do not miss the handy excuse of "back to school" to stock up on your own favorite supplies. Glitter glue, colored pencils and Crayolas aren't just for kids!

Monday, August 15, 2011

15 August

Unless you work from home or in a creative job, resist the urge to wear tie-dyed shirts to the office.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

14 August

If you plan to adopt a kitten, you might as well get two. It isn't twice the work, and they can entertain each other.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

13 August

Being bitter about the past makes it impossible to embrace all that is good in the present. Let go of thoughts that cloud your view.

Friday, August 12, 2011

12 August

Travelling with children is infinitely more enjoyable with the addition of Benadryl. 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

10 August

When the glorious day arrives that you can open the windows to enjoy a cool breeze, try not to complain about how noisy the outside world is!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

9 August

Art makes one see beauty unknown until that moment. Be aware of the beauty in your midst today.

Monday, August 8, 2011

8 August

Good documentation will answer many future questions. Keep accurate records of important business, financial and personal matters.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

7 August –

Don’t wait until you’re old to be cranky. Get it out of the way now and you'll have far fewer people around to bother you in your old age.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

6 August

When curious children press you for complex operational details, simply say, "It's magic!" and walk away. This could also work with some adults.

Friday, August 5, 2011

5 August

All you need to access a public "restricted" area is a clipboard, a cell phone and a purposeful stride. Just act like you know what you are doing, even when making a hasty exit. Have fun!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

4 August

Give an encouraging word to someone today. It costs you nothing,  but has real value to the recipient.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

3 August

Peaches, nectarines, cherries, cantaloupe and watermelon: enjoy the juicy delight of summer fruits before it's too late!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

2 August

Good deeds done without expectation of recompense bring a lift to the soul

Sunday, July 31, 2011

31 July

When the blues threaten to take hold, chace them away with a funny book or movie.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

30 July

Groups of teenagers are a source of amusement for those close enough to listen unobserved. Be an innocent bystander and enjoy!

Friday, July 29, 2011

29 July

Technology is an amazing thing, especially when it works. Thank your favorite tech support person today!

Thursday, July 28, 2011

28 July

When you wait until the last minute to complete a project, don’t be surprised if it isn’t your best work. Plan ahead!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

26 July

In the laptop of life, protect your password. Some information does not need to be shared.

Monday, July 25, 2011

25 July

Buffet restaurants are either a dieter's best friend or worst enemy. Know before you go!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

24 July

A cool breeze, a good book and a dog at your feet. Take pleasure in life's simple moments.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

23 July

Just because you can't see the police doesn't mean they can't see you. Obey the law.

Friday, July 22, 2011

22 July

Blisters are nature's way of saying "Good effort!" But next time, wear gloves.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

21 July

Need an excuse to go out with a few friends? Try bowling: it's cocktail time disguised as exercise!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

20 July

Attention shopkeepers: If your first thought when the door opens is “Who are these people and what do they want?” perhaps you need a vacation. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

19 July

“Shut up!”  Whether parent to child, sibling to sibling, or between strangers, these two words are often filled with hate. Speak carefully.

Monday, July 18, 2011

18 July

When sharing a cubicle, the considerate person works like a dog: he doesn’t say much, is always up for a snack and never steals the stapler.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

17 July

When all else fails, run and hide. Just be back by dinnertime.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

16 July

Finding a yard sale treasure can feel a triumph. Take your dollar and change to the streets this summer.

Friday, July 15, 2011

15 July

In the Hogwarts of life, it's good to have friends surround you when the going gets rough.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

14 July

A sprinkle of baby powder in your shoes makes the whole day go better.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

13 July

Managing expectations means being as clear on what you won't be doing as on what you will

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

12 July

It is easy to love those who put love out into the world. It takes more effort to love the cranky people. But please do try.

Monday, July 11, 2011

11 July

This week, take the Creative Culinary Challenge: clear out the pantry, fridge and freezer before buying more groceries.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

10 July

Select-a-Size paper towels are a great example of a small change that is a real improvement. What small change could make a big impact in your world?

Saturday, July 9, 2011

9 July

Facing a difficult decision? Seek counsel from people outside your normal circle. A fresh perspective brings possibilities not previously considered.

Friday, July 8, 2011

8 July

Strange dreams make us thankful for our real daytime lives. Boring by comparison perhaps, but at least there are no zombies.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

7 July

When the dog gets more of your attention than your spouse, it's time for a date night.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

6 July

Refrain from reading e-mails during a phone conversation: the person on the other end can tell you are distracted. Focus on one task at a time, or risk being rude AND inefficient!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

5 July

Meetings without a clear purpose are a waste of everyone’s time. Have an agenda, state desired outcomes, and keep on topic.

Monday, July 4, 2011

4 July

You know it's a holiday when breakfast is Chex Mix and a beer. Let freedom ring!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

3 July

Being connected to nature makes us more human somehow. Spend a little time outside every day.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

2 July

Gather a few snacks and some cold beer, add the fun people and you've got yourself a party!

Friday, July 1, 2011

1 July

Spare pets and sleeping teenagers from a blaring smoke alarm: check the oven for flammable debris BEFORE pre-heating.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

30 June

A long chat with a good friend makes the whole day seem brighter. Check in with a pal today

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

29 June

In the dirty kitchen of life, don't overlook the simple solution to a complex problem. Like baking soda and elbow grease: not fancy, but efficient.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

28 June

Resist the urge to speak ill of others - especially in the presence of children who are likely to repeat it!

Monday, June 27, 2011

Sunday, June 26, 2011

26 June

When you are the designated party DJ, look at the crowd. If they aren't dancing, play some different tunes!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

25 June

Hearty, visible-grain bread gives gives even the most humble sandwich a gourmet flair. Treat the family to an upgrade!

Friday, June 24, 2011

24 June

Talk to your kids about money: how to earn it, how to save it, and how quickly it is spent if they don’t pay attention.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

23 June

Husbands who treat their wives with tenderness are the real gentlemen in this world. Be sweet to your sweetie!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

22 June

If you hear yourself saying “I will buy this thing come hell or high water!” maybe you should rethink your ability to pay for it.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

21 June

You can either drink, or you can stay up late, but you can’t do both and be at your best the next morning. So drink early, and then stay up late. You’ll still be tired, but not hung over!

Monday, June 20, 2011

20 June

Donate gently-used items to a charitable organization. It lifts a burden from your household, and from the shoulders of the recipient as well.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

19 June

Gray is a dull color. Silver is a precious metal. Since counting gray hairs won’t make you any younger, call them silver and let them shine!

Saturday, June 18, 2011

18 June

You know those brown highway signs? They point to state parks that your tax dollars support. Visit one soon for some low-cost family fun.

Friday, June 17, 2011

17 June

Buy from locally-owned stores whenever possible. These are friends and neighbors whose livelihoods depend on your patronage.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

16 June

Guests flying in? Don’t settle for curbside pickup. Park the car and greet them at the gate/arrivals. This effort shows the “Welcome!” is sincere.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

15 June

The value of a dollar is variable: it is worth most when it is your last one. Budget wisely!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

14 June

In the swimming pool of life, be the one who plays “hairdos” with the kids. Sure, you’ll get some water up your nose, but the fun is worth it.

Monday, June 13, 2011

13 June

Make it clear to your team (or children) that you have high expectations, and that you believe in their capacity to achieve. Loving support matters.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

12 June

Learn how to dance with a partner. It will bring joy to you both well into old age

Saturday, June 11, 2011

11 June

The glow of a fire reveals your softer self. Embrace the person you become there - and show it to the world in the light of day.

Friday, June 10, 2011

10 June

When your day is screaming down the track like a runaway train, force yourself to take control. Or just chuck it and have a beer.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

9 June

Your children are your greatest treasure. So, even when they are being annoying little punks, love them love them love them.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

8 June

Being the person in "persona non grata" is no fun. Welcome the newcomers in your work and community.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

7 June

When someone tells you not to worry because it will be a "seamless integration" - go ahead and worry.

Monday, June 6, 2011

6 June

You know that person who always makes you laugh? Call that person today. And be that person for others whenever possible.