FRANKLY FRIDAYS

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Don’t Talk About My Friend That Way
“Can you believe all that weight she put on?” “Of course he messed that up…” “I can’t believe anyone would hire him for that job.” You hear someone talking smack on your best...
Don’t Talk About My Friend That Way
“Can you believe all that weight she put on?” “Of course he messed that up…” “I can’t believe anyone would hire him for that job.” You hear someone talking smack on your best...
When We’re Together…
Two-hundred ninety-two million, five-hundred twenty-six thousand, eight hundred and thirty-eight miles away the cosmic creature gently planted her feet on the martian soil, perked up her antennas,...
How to Be Rich…the Right Way
One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. (Prov 11v24) Put another way: Give what you have to take care of others and–don’t...
Hold on Loosely
Legs clenching the seat. Eyes rapidly moving. I was squeezing the controls with fierce determination to control this million-dollar machine. I was failing. Swaying back and forth, bobbing up and...
Now We Know
We’re climbing out of the deep end, numb to what just happened to us. The “new” normal is starting to feel a whole lot like the old normal. In the months ahead it seems that our days in...
Vendors vs. Practitioners
“All of these problems you have are self-inflicted,” he said in the nicest way possible. "You’re acting like a vendor instead of owning your role as a practitioner.” “What’s the...
Be A Tree
A few days before Thanksgiving I set off into a new patch of woods behind our home. My mission was to clear a new trail that we could enjoy when good weather returned. In a few effortless steps, I...
Do Turkeys Have Moms?
Our house is far behind us, along with the toys and televisions. We turn on a road. Who knows where it goes? Scenery is our only mission. At stop signs and lights, we turn left then right,...
What We Used To Tell Ourselves
Take a look around... 1,600 team members reinvented their entire way of serving customers in less than a week. Millions of dollars in business are being conducted from kitchen tables each hour...