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Need a Parachute?

Need a Parachute?

As a child, whenever I made a decision based on what my friends wanted, my parents said to me: “If they told you to jump off a cliff, would you?” If I have a parachute, yes, I would! That was my “smart” response the first time they asked (let’s just say I dumbed it down from that juncture).

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More Precious Than Diamonds, More Valuable Than Gold

More Precious Than Diamonds, More Valuable Than Gold

The value of diamonds and certain metals is on the rise. Diamonds Search Engine reported an average increase in diamond prices by 1.7%—$10,977.26 per carat. Concurrently, the price of some metals are even higher.

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Batch It Up!

Batch It Up!

Is your planner in order? Oh, very impressive! How about the stuff spread and piled “nicely” on your work desk? Do you have chunks of time during your day or week assigned for specific tasks, including a little work-related housekeeping? If the answer was a big NO, why not give batching a try?

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Countering Distraction Through Work-Life Integration

Countering Distraction Through Work-Life Integration

We have a peculiar analog clock that integrates tunes with each strike of the hour. The first few weeks were pretty distracting.

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Can You Jig It?

Can You Jig It?

St. Patrick’s Day, Spring Break and April Fool’s came and went! Passover and Easter are also now behind us.

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Don’t Miss the Boat!

Don’t Miss the Boat!

Richard Nixon was president. I could almost feel the confusion and fear that gripped my parents’ hearts as we sat in front of our large TV to watch the latest Watergate developments flooding our nation

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Why

Why

Foreseeably, just a few weeks ago Merriam-Webster announced “pandemic” as 2020’s Word of the Year.

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Need a Good Laugh?

Need a Good Laugh?

You may be needing a good laugh right about now. I know I often do! Did you hear about the shopkeeper?

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Coming Down to the Wire

Coming Down to the Wire

Now is as good a time as any to take part in all the good Team National has to offer. Family, Future, Freedom is our tag line for good reason; and it has never meant more than now—coming down to the wire.

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In the Climb

In the Climb

As we get ready to round out the year, a Google search of the positives in 2020 might be very encouraging.

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