Recently, the staff where my wife works attended two days of training on the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. One of the exercises she was given used an analogy of rocks and sand to represent time management. Ah hah! I gave a presentation to that effect at a KM Summit back in 2006. I can fill in […]
It’s been said that “time is money.” Technically, this is an inaccurate statement. If it were literally true, we would all be financially equal, as we all have the exact same number of hours in a day. Time is money. What’s really meant by the phrase is that time is valuable. Don’t waste my time. Get […]
I grabbed this guide to happiness from Facebook. I couldn’t read the credits, so if you know who created this simple-but-truthful flow chart, please let me know.
The Daily Post challenge to write a post a day for 2011 has started a weekly photo challenge. This week’s theme is “boundaries.” Boundaries surround us, some made by others, some of our own creation. Boundaries can protect us and help us manage our world. But sometimes it’s helpful to look at those boundaries from […]
Today is the Chinese New Year (for a few more hours at least, here in California). This year will be the Year of the Rabbit. Naturally I was compelled to commemorate the auspicious occasion with a visit to that quintessential restaurant of Chinese cuisine, Panda Express. Well, maybe not so authentic, but it was quick […]
Self-described change agent Seth Godin has put together a free e-book that I’d like to share with you. What Matters Now is a compilation of one page essays by over seventy notable authors. One of my favorites was titled “Gumption” by novelist J.C. Hutchins. His message, like many contained in the book, is well-timed and […]
I had a number of people notice that I took a six month hiatus from posting here. As it turns out, life moves on with our without a new post at www.jeffhester.net. And at times, life requires all your focus and attention. As it turns out, life is a journey, and the secret is to […]