Tag Archives: success

Are we running short on adult supervision?

I am by nature an optimist. I see that almost all problems are manageable—few are, in truth, more than a bump in the road. Provided we get ourselves together and focus on the characteristics of the problem not on self-aggrandizement … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Humanity at Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

In the New Year, Let Us Recalibrate How We Measure Failure and Success

Robert Lefkowitz, a physician and researcher at Duke University Medical Center, recently won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on drug receptors. In reading several articles about this remarkable man and his work, I found that a powerful … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Humanity at Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Celebrate Successes Already Yours This Thanksgiving Day

 I just read an article, “Companies Redefine Success.”  The reporter tells us that companies are not only presenting the usual financial information in annual reports, but are including “non-traditional” ways they measure success.  Wow! That’s an idea we could all … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Humanity at Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

For Happiness and Success, Consider the Lives of the Saints

This last Sunday, October 21, 2012, over 80,000 pilgrims in traditional Native American garb came to St. Peter’s Square as Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven more Catholic saints. Two of the new saints were Americans: Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Humanity at Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Awareness/Attention Causes Success—and On It Goes!

A somewhat mysterious set of circumstances leads to the fact that some of us succeed early and then never again. It’s especially puzzling when that high early success washes out of a part of our lives that we value, the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Humanity at Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Well Done Neil Armstrong, Well Done!

On July 21, 1969, I witnessed Neil Armstrong’s first step on the Moon. In the spirit of full disclosure some 500 million other folks were watching, as well. I can still recall the wonder of it all. In eulogizing Armstrong who … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Humanity at Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Olympics Are Life’s Training Table – Part Two

What follows is my fourth and final note on the Games of the XXX Olympiad.  As I said last week, the comments below are to me much more than ideas or considerations; they are my takeaway; they have solid, redeeming … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Humanity at Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment