While running errands the other day I walked by a store that I pass often. Only this time the signs hanging in the windows grabbed my attention. Seventy-two month financing. They were red with white letters, and just like a stop sign they made me pause and take notice. It’s not unusual to see stores … Continue reading The Sign in the Window. A Lesson in Retail.
I’ve often thought about writing a story in which the main character thinks he leads an ordinary life, but unbeknownst to him he plays an extraordinary role in the lives of others. My fascination for this story comes from my own interest in the role that purpose plays in our lives. Do we have a … Continue reading A Small Gesture. A Large Impact.
Nearly every seat in the room was full. I expected a sparse crowd for this breakout session, but apparently grants management credentialing is a hot topic. The more I thought about it, the more it made sense. People who manage grants for a living are like referees. They only get noticed if something goes wrong. … Continue reading Choosing Your Passion