Taking Steps Toward Leadership–Misuse of the word “Please”

How can you misuse “Please?!”  Most people will offer a “Thanks” or a “You’re Welcome” or the more popular “No Problem,” but “Please” has to be taught? Parents and Teachers are trying to teach manners and think that teaching “Please and Thank you” are the most basic of expressions of politeness.  “Would you pass the potatoes, […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership-Deconstructing Yesterday III

“Yesterday” Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday.Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be. There’s a shadow hanging over me. Oh, yesterday came suddenly.Why she had to go? I don’t know, she wouldn’t say. I said something […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–Deconstructing Yesterday II

“Yesterday” Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday.Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be. There’s a shadow hanging over me. Oh, yesterday came suddenly.Why she had to go? I don’t know, she wouldn’t say. I said something […]

Revelation–#not me

For those of us that went through the Sexual Revolution in the ’60’s, this will seem preachy.  For those of us that grew up with “Friends” it’s old fashioned.  For those of us that thought Maxim and Penthouse and Playboy quaint in the world of internet access, I’m a dinosaur. When did it become standard […]