The magic of the New Year is upon us. The stroke of midnight around the world rings in a new calendar year. It brings hopes of new and exciting things and hopes of the past can be put into proper perspective to move forward in new beginnings.
Month: December 2021
As we draw to a close 2021 and look into what the future of 2022 will bring, we pause and set resolutions to be, to come, to stop and to start. In a day when there is much distraction and noise, be gladdened by this annual cultural event of looking forward without restriction and setting in motion a new you.
As a Christian, this time of year has very special meaning. It is the celebration of the birth of our Savior. There has been much discussion about not mixing religion and politics with work and friends, but it is time for all of us to come to a place of “PEACE” with one another and Christmas can be the very moment we use to make it happen.
Over 2000 years ago a spiritual event captured the people of the time and has been a consistent remembrance through faith and belief that around the globe a universal time of Christmas is celebrated. In many different cultures and in many ways this event of the birth of a savior is woven into the culture. It may have lost some of its original beliefs but is one of the few global celebrations which crisscross the cultures of this planet.
The United States is more diverse than ever. We are fortunate to have such a wide cultural array of people, customs, foods, and languages. This picture of uniqueness and many differences bring great beauty to our world. It also brings challenges which if left unaddressed become the levers which pry us apart into small factions.
Over the recent years it seems as if we have lost the ability to dream. Our native American Indians believed in the power of dreams and visions. So much so that they crafted Dream Catchers not to catch the good dream but to capture the bad dreams from getting to the children of the tribe. Our culture and that of our Native American Indian friends give us the opportunity to not just think, but to dream big!
One of the elements of our Promise Culture Model focuses on the aspects of relationships in and around your business. Once your organization has a well-defined Purpose, Core Values, Vision and Passion guiding the promises you make out into the business world you must look at all the various relationships that touch upon the success of your organization.
On this day in US history – a date which will live in infamy, the cultures of many nations were impacted. The US was attacked directly at our naval and air force bases in Hawaii. As a result of this aggression, the US was engaged into World War II. This war changed nations and caused great disrespect for Germans, Japanese and other cultures. May we learn from history and not be so foolish to repeat it.
The word “Prudence” is not a word we hear used much anymore. Most people have never heard the word let alone understand its meaning. If we explore the essential meaning of prudence it refers to the careful good judgement which helps someone avoid risk or danger. It is also defined as the ability to govern and discipline oneself by use of reason. The other day I heard an additional reference…