Great Expectations (The Anniversary Edition)

“Ask no questions, and you will get no lies”- Charles Dickens Today is the anniversary of the launch of my blog. This time last year, I published my  first post  here on Missing Perspective. And the rest is history. I am so thankful for my faithful readers, commentators,  and sharers of my work. Without you this wouldn’t be as interesting, engaging or fun! As I … Continue reading Great Expectations (The Anniversary Edition)

Value the Unknown (The Monday Fits)

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value. – Hermann Hesse In our world, we like to validate ____ (fill in the blank) anything by how many likes, shares, or re-tweets something gets. We like to validate certain causes, initiatives, or businesses based on … Continue reading Value the Unknown (The Monday Fits)

Emotional to Irrational – The Winning Logic of Donald Trump

Where do I start? The land of the brave, and unfortunately free to say and do absolutely whatever comes to mind. If you have been a follower of Missing / Perspective from the beginning, you know that freedom is at the top of my list of reasons that I love America.  Freedom of speech and expression is a rare gem that gives us a true advantage … Continue reading Emotional to Irrational – The Winning Logic of Donald Trump

Let’s Talk about Fight Club (and break all the rules)

“First rule of Fight Club is — you do not talk about Fight Club.” I have kind of been on a motivational and inspirational kick lately on Missing / Perspective. Sometimes inspirational topics come from a place of frustration or an obstacle that I’ve experienced and want to share my story. But if I was honest with myself, that’s not the real reason. #truthmoment  The TRUTH … Continue reading Let’s Talk about Fight Club (and break all the rules)

So What If I Want “IT” NOW… Life is STILL a Marathon (The Monday Fits)

“…The Millennial generation is accustomed to having questions answered quickly, acting on that knowledge immediately and receiving feedback on demand…” (source)  “..The demand for instant results is seeping into every corner of our lives… The need for instant gratification is not new, but our expectation of ‘instant’ has become faster, and as a result, our patience is thinner..” (source) “What’s really driving this is the … Continue reading So What If I Want “IT” NOW… Life is STILL a Marathon (The Monday Fits)

Your Personal Brand Matters…. But Do You Believe You? (The Monday Fits)

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather to become a man of value”. The quote is often attributed to Albert Einstein. Either way, it is one of my favorite quotes for multiple reasons. This particular quote has resonated with me since I was in high school when my mother was trying to instill in me the importance of a moral code and … Continue reading Your Personal Brand Matters…. But Do You Believe You? (The Monday Fits)

We Root for the UnderDog, But Do We Really? (The Monday Fits)

“In the end, glorification of splendid underdogs is nothing other than glorification of the splendid system that makes them so.” Theodor Adorno I have been wrestling with the idea of the underdog since March Madness started, why? I am not so sure. The concept that we are rooting for the underdogs just never seemed genuine to me, because by the time we are paying attention, … Continue reading We Root for the UnderDog, But Do We Really? (The Monday Fits)

To Err is Human… And We Can’t Get Enough of it

“Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.” – Martin Luther This is not another blog post about politics, I promise, but I am kicking off with Hillary. Yes, Hillary Clinton, you tired of her too? Me, three times a million, but it’s not her fault. As I read another story, commentary, or opinion about Hillary Clinton … Continue reading To Err is Human… And We Can’t Get Enough of it