Racing, Rattlesnakes, and Warnings

Racing, Rattlesnakes, and Warnings

Sunday marks the sixty-first running of the Daytona 500—the “Great American Race.” Owner teams and pit crews will engage in all sorts of teamwork during the event, and I am sure there will be plenty of “good teammate” lessons to be learned from those interactions. But...
Chasing Pleasure

Chasing Pleasure

A correlation exists between a person’s ability to be a good teammate and his or her understanding of the difference between pleasure and happiness. Many of us confuse pleasure and happiness and fail to recognize that the two entities are not one and the same....
Sharing Is Healing

Sharing Is Healing

Sharing is a primary component of being a good teammate. Sharing signifies unselfishness, kindness, and a willingness to care about something greater than our own interests. When we share, we both equip and empower others. This is true when we share material things,...
Content to Be Uncomfortable

Content to Be Uncomfortable

We’ve become too comfortable with the expression, “I’m not comfortable with…”  I hear that phrase used all the time, and it makes me cringe. Someone asks someone else do to something, and that person’s response is that he or she is just “not comfortable...
Seussical Sentiments

Seussical Sentiments

I love Dr. Seuss. The Cat in the Hat. Green Eggs and Ham. The Lorax. The Grinch. Oh! the Places You’ll Go. I loved reading those books as a kid, and I loved reading them to my kids, as a parent. They are loaded with fun, memorable characters who spark our imagination...

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