Responsibility: It’s Your Turn in the Box

By | April 20, 2022

[April 20, 2022]  It’s your turn in the “box.”  Be responsible.  Get off your butt and move on with your life. Decision time.  Either you choose full responsibility for your life, or you don’t.  There are no maybe, kinda, or half-measures; this is an all-or-nothing idea.  Life is about having a family, friends, a job (or school), plans… Read More »

There is only one kind of Discipline

By | April 18, 2022

[April 18, 2022]  Discipline is very very difficult.  You don’t get discipline from your parents, your grandparents, from your Drill Sergeant.  You don’t get discipline from your job, boss, or spouse.  You get discipline from yourself.  It matters not where you come from, who you are, your gender, race, background, and the lot; it matters not. If you… Read More »

Listen Intently to Others

By | April 13, 2022

[April 13, 2022]  Listen intently to others, especially to your enemies; they will tell you what they are about to do.  Listen because others might know something you don’t. Listening is a lost art.  I’ll be blunt; we are terrible listeners.  That means everybody, not just me or your best friend; you too are a lousy listener.  Today’s… Read More »

Adult Ways to Show Respect

By | April 11, 2022

[April 11, 2022]  Growing up, we learned some simple ways of showing respect.  Some were basic, like saying “please” and “thank you.”  Others took a little longer to learn, such as good table manners, listening properly to what others have to say, keeping your promises, offering to assist others, and apologizing when we are wrong. “You can easily… Read More »