When I was a child, I enjoyed our family meals. In my family, everyone was a big talker. It was hard to get a word in edgewise! Everyone had something to say about just about everything! My mom was a great cook, so we all enjoyed her home cooked meals. In the 1950’s when I was growing up, fast food hadn’t been served yet. We had many sit down meals every week. Believe it or not, a big treat was something brand new-- TV dinners! Frozen in aluminum trays, and heated in the oven, we did something revolutionary at the time. We watched our small black and white television while eating our... Read More
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I was at a work meeting the other day, and one of the participants, asked the question: “How do I know if I had a good day?” She was referring to the connection between what she does during her workday and the larger goals of the corporation.
But I wondered, don’t we all ponder this question at the end of the day?
How many times a day does someone ask you—“How are you?” Of course, most times, we say, “fine”—without really thinking about it. It is a question asked in passing by almost everyone. Who has time to really answer the question? And does the other person really want... Read More