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Will You Be Hitting the Road for the Independence Day 2019 Holiday Weekend?

We are about one week away from the second holiday of this summer driving season. AAA reports that 49 million people, a record number, are expected to travel for the 4th of July Holiday weekend. Of this number, 41.4 million expect to hit the road with the busiest travel day coming on July 3rd. With … Continue reading

Thrown Under the Bus – Part 9: Triangulation Psychology

“Never underestimate a toxic person’s ability to triangulate people.”  Shannon Thomas Most persons will agree that communication is an important dynamic in personal and professional relationships. There are a number of styles, techniques, tips, etc. that one can draw upon to facilitate good communication between one or more individuals. Here’s one communication strategy, however, that you … Continue reading

Here Comes Summer Solstice 2019

In case you haven’t noticed, the days are getting longer and warmer signaling that we are moving into summer. This year, the summer solstice occurs on Friday, June 21, 2019. According to the folks at Farmer’s Almanac, it officially begins at 11:54 a.m. EDT. As spring ends and summer begins, the daily periods of sunlight … Continue reading

Guest Post – Do I Have the Traits of an Inclusive Leader?

Guest Post Author: Sondra Thiederman, Ph.D. This term “leader” has torqued in recent years. Where it used to automatically apply only to those who were at the top of an organization’s hierarchy, it now applies to all of us. This makes sense because, after all, we all lead in one way or another. Whether it be … Continue reading

World Oceans Day is June 8, 2019

Oceans play a very important part in everyday life of the inhabitants of planet Earth. As one person puts it, the world’s oceans are the lungs of our planet! They provide 71% of the oxygen we breathe. The purpose of World Oceans Day is to raise public awareness of the impact of human actions on … Continue reading

Observing the 75th Anniversary of D-Day – June 6, 2019

“You are about to embark on the great crusade toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you… I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle.” – Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower On June 6, 2019, the world will observe the 75th anniversary of … Continue reading