There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. Aldous Huxley

I taught my daughter two things as she grew up. The time to be sorry is before you do it. The only person you can control is yourself. Huxley’s quote is appropriate when I look back.  Control of the self is the only thing you can be sure that you can control.  There has never been an instance where you have full control over anyone else. Read more […]

You Are What You Say

Recently I got caught up in a very public argument with a pet rescue organization. I won’t go over the sordid background details just suffice it to say miscommunication on both sides resulted in a very public conversation. In looking back over the public comments on the site, all of us involved forgot to think. I’ve been on the internet for nearly 16 Read more […]

Long Term Philosophy

I went back and reread what I wrote in Kaizen and The Toyota Way. Actually I reread the 14 Toyota Way Principles described in the book The Toyota Way. The first principle is noted as the following in the executive summary I posted. Principle 1. Base your management decisions on a long-term philosophy, even at the expense of short-term financial goals. This Read more […]