Expiration Dates

This winter has been unpredictable to say the least. On Christmas day, the temperature reached 70 degrees. Two weeks ago we experienced Snowmageddon 2016 — a blizzard that dumped three feet of snow as it stalled over the nation’s capital. This past week, we experienced a few clippers that lightly blanketed our streets with snow….

Change is Inevitable: Forgive & Remember (Part II)

Many artists have written songs about change. Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” is one of my all-time favorites. There’s so much emotion and soul in this song. He wails about life — stating that “It’s been too hard living, but I’m afraid to die, ’cause I don’t know what’s up there beyond the sky.”…

Change is Inevitable: Attitude is Everything – Part I

One thing that I’ve learned as a leader is that change is inevitable, and I need to adapt quickly whenever it happens.  I no longer have the luxury of time to grouse about that change; I simply need to act.  As I learn more about myself and my leadership style, I see that I, too,…