Where do you get your lunch?
Mo, the proprietor of the sublime Sozo Sushi in Ft. Lauderdale, wants to know.
We run down the street to Doris’ Market in Hollywood, I answer. They have a $5.00 lunch special. Sandwich, chips, and a soda.
Doris’ is your classic old Italian market, less than a mile from my firm’s office, right on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, Florida.
Yes, there really is a Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.
Lunch rush at Doris’ Market means you pull a number and wait your turn. (more…)
Consider this the vacation issue.
I just spent a couple of days in Amsterdam.
A room in the magnificent Hotel Pulitzer, window looking out over The Prinsengracht, a superb feast of Turkish meze in the Jordaan, richly stimulating conversations with my friends Melanie and James Roche.
And yet, I’m not one of those people who crave a vacation.
What makes our spirits soar? A change of scenery? (more…)
It wasn’t a happy travel day.
I arrive at my airline departure gate, no service agent in sight, no sign of my flight. Once I find the large electronic board in the terminal that lists all departures for the airport, there it is, no longer any doubt. FLIGHT CANCELLED.
No, I will not tell you a travel-war-story. This is a story of happy pain.
I see a little elderly lady standing at the gate, looking lost, another displaced soul from this flight.
I am going to the other terminal and find a rebooking counter, I say to her. I hesitate, and then I figure I should ask. (more…)
I like to joke that I get help for everything.
I see a therapist, a coach, a trainer.
My life is better because of their help.
It’s the beauty of getting older. I no longer need to be the best at everything or do it alone.
All of the above are hired help. Every day, life gets better yet when we invite un-hired guidance.
The moment we ask, collaborative energy gets released. Collaborative good will kicks into motion. Helping energy accelerates success. Ours – and that of the person we ask. (more…)