September 16, 2015

How to Deal with Leadership’s Greatest Challenge

If you are a leader, facing problems is a daily reality.  Akin to riddles or puzzles, you work to unravel them then solve them. You may think your greatest challenge is the problem that’s staring you in the eyeballs right now. It could be a personnel issue; maybe you hired […]
August 13, 2015
Shifting gears manually

Retire? Not a chance, just change lanes and shift gears

By the time my father passed away a few years ago, he had retired at least 4 times. He never did think of retirement as a goal or dream. His Christian beliefs suggested to him that his retirement benefits would be received in the life to come. Though older age […]
August 4, 2015
Perception of a workaholic

Workaholic vs. Slacker – Which is Better?

My name is Richard and I am a workaholic. OK, full disclosure: that has not been a secret from those who know me. I could blame our culture. Our economic environment seems to favor the person who works longer hours. It is like an alcoholic living life in a liquor […]