Perspective

Matthew Coleman

Matthew Coleman

Posted on November 18th, 2010

Quality of Life Perspectives: Matthew Coleman

The other day I was chatting with Matthew Coleman, a landscaping specialist from southern California.  He was helping us with some work …

Mark McKinnon

Mark McKinnon

Posted on November 17th, 2010

Less Communication is More

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Mark McKinnon

Mark McKinnon

Posted on November 17th, 2010

Living Each Day to the Fullest

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Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Taking Risks

Growing up, I was allowed to make mistakes and take risks. Although I’m sure it was hard for my mom to let …

Eric Bibb

Eric Bibb

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Discovering your own path

There are many people who will tell you this is the way to live and there are a lot of paths out …

Eric Bibb

Eric Bibb

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Realizing our connectedness with others

It’s a great step in the right direction when you realize that it’s not about being special individually. It’s about realizing that …

Scott Hahn

Scott Hahn

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Humility

Humility is a very important quality to me. To me, it opens up a world of experiences. I think if you’re true …

Warren Brown

Warren Brown

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Confronting your fears

I think a lot stems from your ability to confront and deal with your fears. Fear is a natural human state. It’s …

Tom Skerritt

Tom Skerritt

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Getting in tune with the rhythm of each day

Having a sense of what each day has to offer. Rhythm is something I find more and more as I get older. …

Stacy Keach

Stacy Keach

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Arrogance and ego

Arrogance and ego are qualities that often get in the way of achieving goals. Nobody enjoys the cloying presence of people only …

Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Pursue your interests

I have never believed in the word “can’t.” I believe there is a way. I don’t think the word “can’t” should stop …

Sidney Harman

Sidney Harman

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Dealing with people

I have a copy of a letter written in the 1930’s from a young man to Einstein, complaining about what he regarded …

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Work as a quality of life factor

Work is about allowing me the flexibility to do what I want to do. It’s about freedom. Work can facilitate your achieving …

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Doing what you have to do

I know for a fact that my parents taught me to be a thinker, to not simply just go with the flow, …

Jacqueline Novogratz

Jacqueline Novogratz

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Justice over compassion

The trick I think, is the courage to hold the hard and soft simultaneously. I’m more interested in justice than I am …

Jacqueline Novogratz

Jacqueline Novogratz

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Be interested instead of trying to be interesting

My mentor years ago told me three things. First, he told me to spend less time trying to be interesting and more …

Gordon Zacks

Gordon Zacks

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Happiness

A lot of people talk about happiness as the ultimate goal. I don’t believe that. Happiness is not a condition that causes …

Drayton Mclane

Drayton Mclane

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Humility

Treat people as you want to be treated. Personally, I just don’t see any way around this. I think one of the …

Dennis Ross

Dennis Ross

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Maintaining perspective

Do not allow yourself to think you are so important. Charles de Gaulle said, “The cemetery is filled with people that thought …

Dennis Ross

Dennis Ross

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Don’t take yourself too seriously

When you are younger, you can feel like you have to show others that you are special. You’re going to eventually feel …