Self-Esteem – What is it?

SELF Excerpts: Advice from Failure “The single relationship truly central and crucial in life is the relationship to the self. It is rewarding to find someone whom you like, but it is  essential to like yourself. It is quickening to recognize that someone is a good and decent human being, but it is indispensable to […]

Protect your PC from surveillance

A program known as Prism, unveiled by whistle blower Edward Joseph Snowden, shows the U.S government has been spying on emails, searches, Skype calls, and other electronic communications used by Americans for the last several years. Several major corporations, AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Skype, PalTalk, Yahoo, YouTube, and Drop box participated, perhaps unwittingly in some […]

Do you understand people? (Part 1)

America is experiencing a truly unique moment in history in the workforce. In any given workplace is the potential that four distinct generations are represented. While this provides a rich opportunity for diversity of thought and learning from others, there is also the potential for a degree of conflict as often these diverse generations also […]

Story of John – Part II

Before you read this, I want everyone to know and understand the intention of this section. It is to not “vent.” It is to share an important part of someone’s life. How something so tragic and unexpected can rock your world so much that you lose your place. John is blessed with a wonderful family […]

True Heroes – Thanksgiving 2013

“For many years, an elderly Seattle man lived very frugally even wearing sweaters with holes in the elbows so no one would know just how wealthy he was. He was so careful with his money that he used food coupons and only ever used public transport.  He was an extremely simple man. He would dressed […]