A Refresher on 7 Laws and Theories Worth Remembering by Rajesh Setty

You would have heard of these laws and theories from someone sometime. So, this is going to be a quick refresher 1. Pareto’s Law (also known as the 80/20 rule): The 80/20 Rule means that in anything a few (20 percent) are vital and many(80 percent) are trivial. In 1906, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto created …

Five Ways to Find Your Future

Stellar piece from my WordPress friend “Leadership Freak.” Something to ponder over the weekend…thank you

Leadership Freak

The past is the future for most of us.

We cling to misguided notions that persistence, endurance, and more of the same will result in a new future. It won’t.

99% of the conversations I have about the future are actually about the past. People try to create a future by cling to or modifying the past.

Frequently, the future is turning back to distant “glory days.” It’s futile.

Memories without dreams are anchors.

The future is made by those who face forward, not backward. Stand on your glory days, don’t repeat them.

Finding your future:

  1. Stop defining yourself by past methods, accomplishments, and behaviors. In a turbulent world, methods that are moral imperatives destroy the future.
  2. Your future is about people not projects or accomplishments. Current relationships tend to maintain stability; new relationships disrupt. Treasure both.
  3. Get into social media; meet people succeeding where you want…

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Best Places for Military Retirees (US News & World Report)

okay, is this list any better than the military.com version? Maybe? A little? After an adult lifetime being sent, at government expense, to wherever the government tells you to live, military retirees can face especially challenging decisions about where to start the next chapter of their lives. Usually in their 40s, with pensions averaging half …


“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” “At a time like this that’s all you can think to say?” “Nonsense. You’re only saying that because no one ever has.” “I don’t think I’m quite familiar with that phrase.” “I would not say such things if I …