Causation Versus Correlation

From John: In 1875, on the idyllic Fijian Islands, a disease killed 40,000 people, roughly 30% of the population at that time. That disease was measles. A vaccine was developed in 1963 which reduced worldwide infections from 4.2 million in 1980 to approximately 55,000 in 2014. Until recent years, the disease was eradicated in the United States which was...

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Variety Is Truly The Spice of Life!!!

Variety Is Truly The Spice of Life!!!   By Jon – From time to time we all find ourselves in some kind of rut. This is being stuck in a situation where you find yourself unhappy and seemingly unable to change. This applies to everything from your nutrition, your physical state, your mental state, and your personal relationships. It can happen any time and...

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Getting Your Ass Handed To You

Getting Your Ass Handed To You By Jon: Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the bombings at the finish of the Boston Marathon. So many stories have been written about the injured, the aftermath and how a country came together to support such a great city and it’s event. After being exposed to such a tragedy, many were left in a daze. Many felt like giving...

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The Open Mind Experiment

The Open Mind Experiment From Jon: I did a quick experiment this past week while traveling for work. I spent nearly five hours stuck in airports and a continuous 48 hours working an event working with volunteers, athletes and their crews which were made up of family members and friends of the athletes. Early in the week, I caught myself sitting on an airport...

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Achievement

Achievement   From Jon- I was having writers block for days when thinking what I wanted to write about for this week’s blog. Nothing came. So, I started to do some Internet research on Leadership and Team-Building in the hopes that I would find some inspiration. I read blogs, read articles and watched endless video clips to see what would move me to...

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