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Posts Tagged ‘Personal Growth’

The One That Was Let Go

The week of September 21st, I took a friend of mine and his son on a fishing trip with me on lake Lanier. Fishing is my favorite hobby – I’m always looking for a reason to pick up my rod and tackle and get out on the water. For this trip, I went to my favorite striper guide, a man named Doug Youngblood, who’s taken me on countless adventures.

Studying at the Hands of a Master Craftsman

In today’s work environment, we hear so often that one of the benefits that employees desire is the ability to work remotely. Having worked many years for a Fortune 500 company that went from having everyone work from an assigned office to having most non-manufacturing employees work from home, me being one, and now working a smaller company, where most of our employees work from the office, I can see the pros and cons of both scenarios. Having the flexibility to go down to the basement for work saved money on gas and food.

Volunteering

I just learned that National Volunteer Week recently passed, a time to remember and celebrate the irrepressible spirit of volunteering that shapes our lives, our communities, and our democracy. Volunteers are the most important resource community organizations have. The ability of people to work willingly together for the betterment of their community and themselves is what allows such organizations to change society for the better.

Empower the impossible.