Bucket lists

I’ve always kept a bucket list, but realized I had no idea why it’s even called that. Then someone told me that the term is derived from the English idiom “to kick the bucket”, which means “to die”.  That makes total sense. A bucket list is a list of things one wants to do before one…

Life lessons

Do you ever reflect back on the year that just passed and think about what life lessons you’ve learned? What obstacles did you encounter and what steps have you taken (or are you taking) to overcome them? How much do you actually remember? We often acknowledge in the moment that there’s a lesson to be…

“The Blast”

I was determined to inject some fun and creativity into our team meetings in 2016. Usually these meetings are a mix of corporate updates from management, a brief roundtable discussion of key learnings and successes, and sometimes a guest speaker from another department. Sound familiar? Most of us lead such busy lives, tackling our endless…