Minimizing or maximizing

vines growing along path

The choices people make can either minimize or maximize their¬†organization. At times, it’s necessary to reduce or make cuts in order to grow. Working moment to moment without seeing the big picture can stunt your growth. Looking at the choices you need to make and realizing the possible impact of those actions enables you to make the best possible choices … Read More

Choosing simplicity

city at night

Concrete, glass, cars, trucks, garage, offices, buildings, stairs, ramps, roads, highways, signs, water, ponds, lights, transparency, and reflections. Urban environments are complex. Winston Churchill said, “we shape our buildings and they shape us.” However, keeping things simple is a choice that you can make every day. [Photo: Tysons Corner in Northern Virginia]        

Living locally

general store in small town

Most people just need someone to talk to. Or someone to listen to their thoughts and concerns. Someone with whom to share a dream or vision. So why are people more inclined to talk to people through their phones or computers rather than deal with them in person? It might be because it is easier. Talking to someone in person … Read More