Make Miracles Happen

I recently spent a good bit of time going through several boxes of papers and miscellaneous items that had accumulated and needed to be dealt with. One item I found was a small pamphlet containing an essay by Norman Vincent Peale. I recalled that my aunt had given this to me several years ago. I decided to re-read the essay, "Expect a Miracle, Make Miracles Happen," last week to launch the new … [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...]