Nicole Pence interviewed me for a story on NBC affiliate WTHR in Indianapolis, Indiana. Part of the value proposition of colleges and universities today is the willingness to serve alumni. As much as students need assistance, alumni may need it even more.
Sarah W. Caron quoted me in a recent article on being present in your dreams for SheKnows. Sarah writes, “It’s so easy to get caught up in our future plans. But along the way, doing so can leave us unappreciative of the present. Don’t let it. Instead, bask in the little joys every day — from the laughter of your kids to the little compliments you receive.”
I spend most of my professional time talking with people about finding lives of meaning, significance, and service. For most, this translates into passion and I like to write about people who live their passion.
Charles Ganske, prinicpal of Charles H. Ganske Personal Jeweler L.L.C., is a terrific example of someone who has acted on his passion. Charles lifts the experience of buying jewelery to a new level of education and service. Working with Charles as a personal jeweler is not just about making a transaction. It is about creating a relationship where knowledge about products, technique, and personal preference blend into a long-standing relationship be Charles to make investments in jewelry that will bring joy for a lifetime.
Kevin McGloughlin is one of the great young business thinkers working today. See his recent article on the future of publishing. He writes about author Tim Ferriss and his new deal with Kindle that is creating a firestorm in the publishing industry. Ferriss has been turning things upside down for years in the best possible ways.
FEAR! The Fiscal Times article by Sheryl Nance-Nash says that people skip their vacation days because they want to keep their jobs. Sheryl quotes me in the article talking about why Americans lag behind workers in other countries in taking vacation.