What is funny to me? Watching my exchange student try to ignite the battery operated candles with a gas lighter and vacuum with his headphones on and the vacuum cleaner off. Hearing the story of my exchange student study videos and menus on how to order a subway sandwich in America. Listening to people talk […]

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It doesn’t matter what the problem is, where it is and how it came to be. The problem solver will solve it.  Because they are creative, resourceful and have experience solving problems and the confidence to try new approaches, they will find a way. They enjoy a new challenge and are determined to explore ways […]

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I am a fan of people who lead and live by example. They can say so much without saying anything at all. They illustrate the how and show they believe in the why. When they tell you about the experience, you know it is not just theory, they walk their talk. Talking is effective, but […]

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Asking for help isn’t just asking for help because you need it. Asking for help is saying, I value you and trust you enough to be a part of my life. I also value your thoughts, opinions and/or contributions. We usually are not asking strangers for help unless we have no options. We are not […]

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A positive person can see the silver lining in all situations. They can uncover and illuminate gems in pitch black darkness. Yes, they are in reality, but have a vision that sees the good. They see stumbles and bumbles as opportunities for improvement. A rejection to a sales proposal is a gift that identifies their […]

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Intelligence to me is a combo of book and street smarts. It’s using critical thinking to say and do the appropriate action, pausing before doing and thinking about the possible outcomes, and evaluating the pros and cons and of course all done in an efficient manner. (Going for the longest sentence award). Intelligence to me […]

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A person who is disciplined has self-control whether it is resisting the 5th apple fritter, staying focused on finishing their website, yet not staying up to 3:34am to get it done. A disciplined person has a routine and is organized, punctual and is in an intentional groove, not taking meandering detours unless he is exploring. He […]

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http://theconferencereporter.com/different-than-me-series/ I am fascinated with humans. How can we be so alike and yet so different? If we are curious about others differences instead of naturally herding with those who are just like us, we can learn about others, but what you wouldn’t expect is to learn so much about yourself. I’ve been planting myself […]

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#12 Creative Does this mean he paints murals of a One Eyed One Horned Flying Purple People Eater out of beet juice , or sculpts my likeness out of cantaloupe? No, not necessarily, but oh, that’d be so cool. Using skills from unrelated fields to incorporate into other area. For example using Agile Management Methodology […]

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