Bits of Life Missed Worth Exploring


The Complexity of Easy

‘It’s easy” is one of the most misunderstood phrases that we regularly use.  Most commonly used with either ideas or solutions, it implies that little effort is needed to get to a stated outcome. People can make things look easy when all we see is the last few steps of their journey. The athlete who astounds us by her skill never shows us the never ending hours of practice that...

Our Resume

Recently, someone had come to me with their problems in finding a new job. They are smart, have a few years working at the same company, and they were looking for their next assignment to be a challenging one. After four or five interviews, there still was no traction.  I asked to see their resume and found it to be lacking.  There was way too much detail and not enough of a unified story...

Seeing More

Seeing more is a direct consequence of trying or learning new things. It is an outcome that occurs by doing things instead of thinking about things. I have found that it always brings some additional perspective to the work I am trying to complete. Seeing more is an important tool to help ground us. We easily say we want this or that, but it is only when we put in the work to get to this or that...

How Will I Do This?

Twice in the last couple of days, people have come to me at work to solve a problem. When I was younger, I jumped in with both feet and never stopped to think about how I will do this. What occurred to me this afternoon, is that I now ask this question first of myself. This has become a very effective tool for me to save time in the long-run. It may take ten minutes one time and an hour the next...

How Do You Gain Momentum in Your Life?

You hear the word momentum often in sports. “They have the momentum” or “the momentum has shifted to the other team”. You don’t hear very much about momentum when it comes to our lives. The Merriam-Webster definition of momentum includes: “the strength or force that allows something to continue or to grow stronger or faster as time passes”. There is this...

Bits of Life Missed Worth Exploring


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