eimagine: Success and Grit?

eimagine: Success and Grit?

The cool thing about mentors is they challenge you to be better. I’ve had a few mentors in my life and one of my favorites, who I believe has true grit, turned me on to Angela Duckworth’s book “Grit – The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” Just when you think you...
Try Saying Thank You Instead of Sorry

Try Saying Thank You Instead of Sorry

I recently read an article on Bright Site titled Stop saying ‘sorry’ if you want to say thank you: a seriously insightful cartoon, which got me thinking how many times a day I issue the words “I’m Sorry”. I tend to default to using the...
When I was five years old…

When I was five years old…

When I was five years old, I wanted to be a mathematician. In my circa 1988 mind, being a mathematician was equal parts intelligence and prestige. I had never talked to someone who was a mathematician, or seen one on TV, but I was absolutely certain that this was the...
Character

Character

I was recently given the book “The Road to Character” by David Brooks. Not going lie – it just sounded like an interesting, good book to read. Of course, it reminded me of Mr. Wolf’s line in Pulp Fiction, “Because you are a character, doesn’t mean you have...