Heidi Grant Halvorson published a great article on the Harvard Business Review called How to Become a Great Finisher. I found this article to be particularly relevant and accurate in my own life. If we focus more on how far we have left to go, ‘To Go Thinking’, motivation is not only sustained, but it’s… Continue reading Stay Motivated with ‘To Go Thinking’
I’m now using a Standing Desk
I’ve taken the plunge and am on the standing desk kick. I have been asked about it no less than 30 times, so I’m putting it in writing. For my health. I’ve made a lot of lifestyle changes over the last year. I’ve lost fifty pounds so far. This is just another small step to… Continue reading I’m now using a Standing Desk
Portraits of Love
I just signed up as a volunteer photographer for Portraits of Love. The Portraits of Love Project is an effort put on by the PhotoImaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMDA) and Soldiers’ Angels, a non-profit group. They have put out a call for photographers nationwide who are willing to volunteer their time to shoot family-portraits for deployed military… Continue reading Portraits of Love
Seven Steps: How Do You Teach Someone the Internet?
I have a relative getting of prison after serving quite a few years. While he’s had occasional access to computers, he has not had access to the Internet. No email, no web, no video, no social networking. No connection. He has never used the Internet. He’s heard about, talked about, and has a general concept… Continue reading Seven Steps: How Do You Teach Someone the Internet?
Watching your child faint makes you want to faint… but reminds you not to
It’s worse than everyone says. Watching your child get hurt hurts you. My wife, Kathleen, was brushing our 7 year old daughter’s hair this morning when Emma just fainted. She fell slowly to the floor as my wife held her head and sort of helped her fall. At first Kathleen thought she was messing around… Continue reading Watching your child faint makes you want to faint… but reminds you not to
Rekindling college relationships
My wife, Kathleen, was on Facebook last night looking at everyone’s photos and status updates when she saw someone that she was good friends with in college show up in the Chat utility. She said hello, and they chatted for a few seconds when her friend invited her up to Pittsburgh to get together, have… Continue reading Rekindling college relationships