I grew up in a household that prayed before meals and attended church on Sundays. These 2 acts were the height of our Christian-hood, with the other days of the week spent walking on egg shells as the parents anxiously made sure ends met at the end of the day.
I took my first Myers Briggs test in August 2014. It was my first introduction to a “real” personality test. Until that point, I had grown up perusing the quizzes in American Girl magazines and mot recently BuzzFeed “Which Sex and the City Character Are You?” Anything that would get…
Hoshin Kanri is a method companies use to make sure everyone in the organization is working towards the same goal. Can you imagine the chaos if a Manufacturing team was working on something different than Supply Chain was working on? The company wouldn’t make the right product. …
Good and bad.
Pretty or ugly.
Left or right.
Republican or Democrat.
All or nothing.
Male or female.
The world expects us to pick only one word to define us, and scoffs when we “see both sides” or live in the middle. The term “non-binary” is so…
It’s important to think critically about your development, because most how-to articles aren’t tailored to your specific needs.
I bet you’ve Googled:
“How to be successful.”
“How to wake up early.”
”How to have a hard conversation.”
“How to do chaturanga.”
It’s smart — if it worked for someone else…
2020 is stressful… You’re in forced isolation, your job doesn’t look like it used to, and you might not even know when you’ll get toilet paper! Everyone’s basic needs — physiological and safety — are being threatened and we don’t know for how long.
My calendar looked like this:
9:30–10:30 Meet about training project
4:00 Oil change
6:00 Dinner with Matt
What came first in this schedule is my MUSTS. And they are worded as such.
“Luncheon” doesn’t highlight that I get to “Execute the ATD Memphis chapter meeting I organized and…
Where there’s a duality, there’s a choice; a duel between between two separate realities, two different outcomes, two opposing multiverses.
This is this universe. The other you belongs in another universe.
My safety suffocated my bravery.
Well, I can see both sides.
The group glances my way, disappointed then…