The Zen of Heavy Traffic

Here in Detroit, the arctic weather has delivered one giant mess on the roads. Colleagues of mine have reported downtown commutes as long as 2.5 hours for a ride that would normally take 35 minutes. The seemingly endless traffic causes mere frustration for the patient person and outright rage for the flustered. While waiting at…

Taming Your Nemesis

There’s a good chance you have at least one person in your life that does more harm than good.  Perhaps it’s a boss that criticizes your every move.  Maybe it’s a competitor, client, or colleague dead set on crushing your spirit.  It could even be a parent or spouse that cuts you down rather than boosts you up.…

You Are Who You’re With

In high school chemistry, we learned that adding several new chemicals to an existing one could create a dramatic effect.  In fact, the surrounding substances can literally change the original into a completely new form of matter. The same holds true for you and those you surround yourself with.  If you regularly hang out with…