Beware the After-Times

I am quite taken with the terms before-times and after-times.  As in pre and post-pandemic.  This week, hubby and I took the car in for some work and decided to grab a Starbucks – as walk-in customers. The place was like a massive cavern because all of the usual 30 or so tables with chairs …

How to Make a Decision

One area that doesn’t seem to get a lot of air time these days is the process of deciding or making a decision, probably because so many of us are simply trying to hold on. Yet, how many people do you know who have thrown in the business towel? Decided their marriage isn’t worth salvaging? …

This Year: Be a Beta Tester

My entire life, I have been notorious for forgetting birthdays, anniversaries, and special occasions. So, last week, it came as a complete shock when I remembered something. I was chatting with a colleague, trying to find a date that worked for both of us and while looking at the calendar, shouted. “OMG. It is six …

Success: Do You Exceed Eleven?

Let’s talk about one piece of success today.  Do you remember the movie This is Spinal Tap? It was about one of England’s loudest heavy metal rock bands. Spinal Tap. Directed by Rob Reiner – who also played the director of the mockumentary, it was a satirical look at life inside a rock and roll …