Archive for January 30, 2018

Dreams versus logic

Have you ever had a dream that when you woke up you wondered what you were thinking? For example, did you dream you were looking for someone and instead of calling them on the phone to connect, you ran all over town trying to find them? Or, you were told to wear a crazy outfit and didn’t even question doing so? Dreams sometimes just do not make any sense. It’s as if our logic is unavailable when we sleep.

This also applies to what we do every day. We are sometimes so close to something we just cannot see what should be done. It is as if we are walking around in our sleep and have lost our ability to think clearly. The saying “I can’t see the forest for the trees” exemplifies what happens when we are hugging that tree and miss so much that is around us.

This is the value of having expert advice available to help. When we get busy with our daily responsibilities we sometimes lose sight of what we need to do to accomplish a goal. Those Experts can provide us with the logic we sometimes miss.

As we work to meet our goals in 2018, identifying those areas where we need that expert advice will go far in keeping us from sleep walking. Need help with dealing with any operational challenges? We can help. Don’t hesitate to contact me at And check out our blogs and previous newsletters and/or emails at

The Pig and the Chicken

There is a fable about the chicken and the pig. It goes like this:
A pig and a chicken are walking down the road.
The chicken says: "Hey pig, I was thinking we should open a restaurant!"
Pig replies: "Hmm, maybe, what would we call it?"
The chicken responds: "How about 'ham-n-eggs'?"
The pig thinks for a moment and says: "No thanks. I'd be committed, but you'd only be involved."

As we start a new year, are you the chicken (only involved) or the pig (totally committed)? This year can bring amazing results; yet, our level of commitment will impact that.

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