A Critical Doer generates motion from “why” more than “what” Nothing reflects your understanding of “why” more than the way you communicate. The way you communicate not only reflects your position on a subject, it also reflects a certain level of maturity when it comes to situational awareness of timing, environment, and the person talking […]
Month: March 2015
Falling In Love With Your Own Reflection
A Critical Doer capitalizes on opportunities to be better If you stare into a mirror long enough, you’ll eventually fall in love with your own reflection. For you, that may not be a problem. I have a face made for radio and a voice made for newspaper so that is a problem…and all kidding aside, […]
Podcast Guest On “Dale Callahan: Company of One”
Last summer, I had the honor of being a guest presenter during an event sponsored by the Information and Engineering Management clients who are working on their masters degrees at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During the event, I met the group’s mentor…Dr. Dale Callahan. Dale is a Critical Doer if ever I met […]
Is Advantage A Disadvantage?
A Critical Doer understands time; long and short view A Critical Doer controls what is theirs to control Here’s a question for you to ponder. Is advantage an…advantage…or disadvantage? Let’s begin with how the average person would define advantage when it comes to the game of life. A typical definition would include education from a […]
Is Following A Form Of Leading?
A Critical Doer understands following Is following in reality a form of leading? I recently read one of Michael Hyatt’s Blog posts entitled “Tale of Two Leaders.” In this post, he tells about encounters with two different ministers he met during his days as a publisher. The first spent his entire interview talking about himself […]
The Story Of Susie’s Spring Break Art Work
A Critical Doer is committed to thinking and doing Last week was an awesome week. Our daughter Susie came home for spring break and it was awesome to have her feet under our table for a few days. Never one to have idle hands, Susie went to a local craft store to get some supplies. […]
The Wall Of Distraction–Welcome To March Madness!!!
A Critical Doer generates motion from “why” more than “what” Besides warmer temperatures and pollen, March brings madness…”March Madness” with conference basketball tournaments and the NCAA basketball tournament. This sports spectacle has brought us many memorable moments…and I recently came across something that will be truly memorable for any team facing the Arizona State University […]
Critical Doer Book Review: Present Shock: A Classic Case Study In Problem Admiration
A Critical Doer controls what is theirs to control Present Shock is an attempt to explain the unintended consequences of the information age. Rushkoff has compiled an impressive collection of stories and case studies to support his main points about rate of change and the impact on society. Rushkoff has gained considerable acclaim with this […]
Never Go In Against A Critical Doer When Death Is On The Line!!!
A Critical Doer attacks problems and creates opportunities from the inside out Those of you who are fans of the classic movie The Princess Bride, arguably one of the most genuinely funny films ever, will recognize the play on words in the title. In this famous scene, Wesley (AKA The Dread Pirate Roberts) faces off […]
What A Critical Doer Can Learn From Daylight Savings Time
A Critical Doer understands time; long and short view Critical Doers, welcome to daylight savings time! The transition from standard time to daylight savings time presents a real paradox for the critical doer. The seeming loss of an hour cuts against the grain (especially as you feel like you didn’t get quite enough rest last […]