Don’t Ask Me What I Do For a Living

You’re at a social gathering and inevitably the question comes up: “What do you do?” In some parts of the world, this is a rude question to ask because it compels the questioner to pass judgement. They may look down upon you, as in: “Oh, he’s only a clerk. Not very smart.” Or, the questioner […]

It’s Okay to be a Bum

World famous investor Warren Buffet, 85 years of age, was recently quoted as saying the key to a long life is being happy and content with yourself. It certainly isn’t Buffet’s eating habits that keep him alert in old age. He has breakfast every morning at McDonald’s. As I pondered the words of this billionaire, […]

Make Sure Work Fits in with Your Values

Here’s the truth – many organizations today are operating against the values being adopted by more and more people. And that’s the source of a lot of unhappiness. Despite all the horrific things going on in the world today, something good has happened in recent years, especially among young people who want to make a […]

Tony Danza – School Teacher

He was a boxer, TV and movie celebrity, and Broadway actor. But today, 65-year old Tony Danza likes to talk mostly about his 2010 stint as a humble tenth grade teacher. He loved every minute of it, and believed he was doing something more important than acting. Many of us aspire to fame and riches. […]