Growth

Personal Profit: Performance Evaluations

Every day (well, most days) I take five minutes to self-assess in the form of a Personal Performance Evaluation. Sometimes I complete it in the morning, other times before bed. I make note of three positive actions taken or decisions made on the day, and one quality or habit that I see needs improvement. I […]

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Culture

Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla, Mexico

A few weeks ago Tricia and I took some much-needed time away from work and traveled to Mexico for the second time in as many years. We love the people, the weather, and the all-inclusive, and it’s a three-hour direct flight to and from Chicago. 2016 – Puerto Morelos, Mexico Last year we stayed at […]

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Growth

Anything Can (and Most Things Will) Change

I looked out the window this morning and the skyline hit me with a pleasant turbulence, snapping me out of a fog. I remembered to live and breathe and run and eat and sleep in moment after precious moment. Change Takes Time “Focus on living this moment” is something my sister-in-law shared with me eons […]

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Culture

Chicago’s Lake Michigan: Seen on My Run

Yesterday morning my friend Tom and I got in a 10 mile run on the path along Lake Michigan. We intended to get in 14, but when we reached mile seven we decided that we’d had enough with the cold and wind gusts and would make up the lost mileage on our own today. Things […]

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