Epiphany: The Power of Action

An epiphany refers to a striking breakthrough or or manifestation or “enlightening realization” that enables someone to more deeply understand a problem or situation. Epiphanies usually come after much thought, study, deep consideration of the problem. For some time, I’ve been grappling with issues about where to best focus my efforts to fulfill my purpose. I’ve had inklings, over the years. In … [Read more...]

Why I’m a Fan of Google+

I wasn't in on Google+ at the time it launched in July 2011, but I did snag an invite in August and was immediately attracted to its ease of use, clean interface and something else. At the time, I couldn't put my finger on what that "something else" was. I had a lot of stuff going on in my life from late July through October and that kept me from using Google+ on a regular basis. I checked in … [Read more...]

Directing 2011

Ben Franklin was a huge proponent of self-improvement. Early in his adult life Ben developed a list of 13 virtues and a plan to achieve perfection in each area. He ultimately gave up on the specific quest but I'm quite sure the process worked. Centuries later, we still see the fruits of Ben Franklin's efforts in business, science, diplomacy and civic life. I used to be all about goal-setting and … [Read more...]