Enter Into Your New Season

“A bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved.” – George Washington Labor day weekend is one of my favorite times throughout the year. It is a time to enter a new season, the season of fall. Historically, it was a time to prepare for … Continue reading Enter Into Your New Season

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)

Make Your Mark (Stop Focusing on the Wrong S%$#)

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”  – Mark Twain Focus is one of the many mysteries known to man. We all know what it is to be “focused”, but maintaining focus in one’s life is one of the greatest mysteries, because just when we think we are focused, in an instant that moment of focus can be lost. Whether … Continue reading Make Your Mark (Stop Focusing on the Wrong S%$#)

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)

Turning the Corner… Fearlessly!

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney I decided to do a blog post link-up this week (click here for more details). Ironically, the topic of the link up fits fairly well into this week’s “The Monday Fits” where I wrote about selling your personal brand to yourself, before you can … Continue reading Turning the Corner… Fearlessly!

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)