Inspiration

Be Like Hulk

Bruce Banner only becomes the Hulk when he’s angry. He has to keep that anger in check. If not, he transforms into the Hulk and destroys everything in sight. There’s a scene in The Avengers when the Hulk is needed. Captain America says to Bruce, “Dr. Banner, now would be a good time for you to get angry.” Banner looks back at him and says, “That’s …

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The Circle of Life

I was talking with a group of salespeople a few weeks ago about this year’s plans. One commented on his goals. When I asked about how he compared it to last year he waved his hands at me and said, "That’s in the past." Yup. It reminds me of a scene in The Lion King. Simba doesn’t want to go back to the Prideland and wise …

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It’s Over

If you’re reading this in Australia, it’s already Jan 1, 2017. Congratulations. Another year has rolled by. You’re probably sick of reading the mental jerking of bloggers posting about what they accomplished in 2016. I am. How does that help you? It doesn’t but it gives them something to talk about. Lucky us. I won’t be doing that. I want to give you something to make …

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Sea of Knowledge

You can swim all day in the sea of knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do. - The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth was required reading for my son’s literature class. My son enjoys reading. Yet, I feared he wouldn’t enjoy required reading. I decided to read the books too. This way we could talk about them and keep him motivated. The latter wasn’t necessary because he devoured the stories. I’d never heard of The Phantom Tollbooth before this. But I loved it. It is loaded …

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I Can Do This All Day

My family became hooked on the Marvel franchise after seeing Civil War this year. After Civil War I looked into the Avenger series and watched them in order. First up was Captain America. In the beginning he’s a skinny kid. Some bullies start beating him up. He gets up each time he’s knocked down. They taunt and tell him to stay down. He slowly stands up. …

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