You’ve got a new job.  You’re excited.  There are things you want to do.  You want to contribute. You want to learn. You want to drive the business.  Here’s one thing most people forget.  But make it part of your job. Find the best people who work there. You’re going to need people to talk with. You’re going to need some info on navigating the paperwork.  You’re going to need some friends. Make it your job to find the best…

I wondered why people were waiting in line in the “bento” section of my local supermarket. In a stroke of genius, the management hired a woman in a restaurant uniform to add the rice to each of the bentos. Instead of the rice being pre-packed, now you could get the rice from a nice woman who would take it from a rice cooker and add it to your dish. It might have been the same rice as they were using…

“I’m fine with the way things are right now. Sally Field said if before the Oscars.  I have a feeling she says that a lot. We all should say the same thing. Be fine with the way things are. After all, you created where you are. If it’s not where you want to be, you can still be fine with it.  Just change it. You may say easier said than done. But I disagree. It just takes one step. Years…

The world lost a great philosopher when Dear Abby died recently. When she was asked if all of those years of writing her column had been a lot of work, she replied: Not really. It’s Only work if you’d rather be doing something else.”  

Life is not about how much you do. It doesn’t mean doing a lot. It means doing what matters.