This is that time of year when if you own a boat you’re getting it ready to do what it’s made to do – get into the water. Many people in New England create a list so they follow all of the steps and don’t miss anything that may be important. Now, even if you’ve been doing this for years, you will want to follow a checklist to make certain you don’t miss any critical items. Here’s a list to start you off with – and feel free to add more items as you wish. I’d appreciate it if you let … [Read more...]
What Lessons Have You Learned?
“Preparedness is the ultimate confidence builder.” – Vince Lombardi This pandemic is a once in a lifetime event. These last 19 months have been like nothing we have ever experienced before. Many people call it a “once in a lifetime event”. Or is it? Is it possible something similar or different with an impact this severe or worse may happen again and soon? Of course no one wants this to happen. However, what if it did? Will you be more prepared? What lessons or take-aways do you … [Read more...]
Is Your Career and Business Always Safe and Secure?
You and your career and business are safe and secure right? Are you sitting still in chair? Peace, stillness and quiet for a moment or two. The chair probably has four legs and when you first sat down in the chair, or in any chair for that matter, you know there will be sturdy legs to support you. Have you ever bent over and checked that the legs were there first? Checked to make sure the chair is sturdy? You know to make certain the chair was going to work. It remains in one place. The … [Read more...]
Are You Prepared?
"Preparedness is the ultimate confidence builder." - Vince Lombardi The experience of this time is a once in a lifetime event. Or is it? Is it possible something similar or different with an impact this severe or worse may happen again and soon? Of course no one wants this to happen. However, what if it did? What lessons or take-aways do any of us have to be more prepared for the next time? Go to the comments area now and note some of the lessons you have learned. "By failing … [Read more...]
Ready, Set, GO!
Ever hear these words "Ready - Set - GO!" either as you were getting ready to run or compete in some fashion? Or maybe when watching The Olympics Track competition when you hear "Take Your Mark" and then the sound is made to signal the start. Here is the question after that question - Were you prepared? If you were watching the event do you think each of the people competing were prepared? You and everyone else is certain each person worked hard, sacrificed and did everything they could to … [Read more...]