Waiting is hard

Waiting is hard

MOST OF US AREN’T very good at waiting. I’m certainly not. Our lives tend to be a rush—rushing here and there. We’re very proud we can “multitask,” doing more than one thing at a time. We want everything instantly, and therein lies one of the biggest challenges as you...
I Can’t Believe This Happened to Me

I Can’t Believe This Happened to Me

I CAN’T BELIEVE THIS happened to me. It’s doesn’t seem real, but it is. It’s like living a bad dream. I no longer have a job and it wasn’t a decision I made on my own. Maybe it’s the same for you. I had a good job and I was good at it. Was I perfect? No, far from it,...
Communication and Expectations Required

Communication and Expectations Required

THE RELATIONSHIP YOU HAVE with a significant other, such as a spouse or a person you’re in a serious relationship with, has just changed. If you aren’t in such a relationship, the one you have with family and close friends has changed. Your entire world has changed...
Do you know?

Do you know?

I believe there is a general lack of understanding of economics and business principles in our country today. For too long everyone assumed it all worked, until Covid showed us it didn’t. Many were oblivious to how the different facets of our economy were connected....
Things that do not help

Things that do not help

What do you do when you learn a friend has lost their job? The first thing to remember is they may be grieving. Grieving doesn’t only happen when someone dies. Grief happens whenever when you lose something or someone you are emotionally connected to. In re-listening...
Halftime

Halftime

IT’S DECEMBER 23 AS I write this; time for the traditional “Bragging Rights” basketball game between the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois. It’s college basketball at its best. I didn’t go to either school, but loving college basketball and growing...