Tag: personal growth

  • At least learn from it.  Life Lesson #21

    At least learn from it. Life Lesson #21

    What are the learning opportunities here? Jim Ferriera is a long time friend and mentor. As the dean in college, he constantly repeated the line “what are the learning opportunities here?” Life can be “the school of Hard Knocks.” Life can also be the “School of Lucky Breaks.” Here is a reality. You are living. […]

  • Why experts still read the manual. Life Lesson #16

    Learn to read maps. Centrax delivers lost luggage for the airlines at Minneapolis/St Paul international airport. For a few years right out of college, I was one of their contractors, delivering the delayed bags to homes and businesses all over the Twin Cities. In the days before GPS, we had to learn to read the […]

  • Don’t quit that loser job: 40 Life Lessons I learned before I turned 40: #11

    Don’t quit your job, even if it’s a bad one. My great Uncle Donny grew up in remote Arkansas. He tells of going hunting with friends for squirrels. On their way out into the woods, the boys passed Grandpa, holding his shotgun just sitting in a plastic folding chair in front of an enormous oak, […]