A Winning Drive to Drive

Posted by Al Foxx on January 01, 2000
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Category : Attitude, Blog, Empowerment, Winning

My thoughts used to be a lot younger. 30 years ago, like any 18 year old guy who spends thousands of dollars customizing his Camaro, I loved to drive! Even a motorcycle crash leaving me brain damaged and half paralyzed couldn’t keep me from driving. . But Harborview Hospital doesn’t have a driver retraining program, plus my doctors were saying I’d never be able to drive again. So, after my release, I visit a Seattle hospital that does have a driver

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Winners Don’t Quit-No Matter What!

Posted by Al Foxx on January 01, 2000
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Category : Attitude, Blog, Winning

Al Foxx   Jun 24 |10:55 Thirty years ago, I brace myself, grip my cane and look up the long sidewalk that climbs the hill in front of me. Cool fall air whistles over my teeth as I suck my lungs full. The sun shines behind me and my long shadow stretches up the hill. This new spring morning seems so fresh and alive that optimism tries to crowd out the negative feelings that weigh me down like a mule forced to pull an

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2 The Winners Don’t Quit Attitude

Posted by Al Foxx on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog

Al Foxx Jun 24 |10:55 Almost 30 years ago, I brace myself, grip my cane and look up the long sidewalk that climbs the hill in front of me. Cool fall air whistles over my teeth as I suck my lungs full. The sun shines behind me and my long shadow stretches up the hill. This new spring morning seems so fresh and alive that optimism tries to crowd out the negative feelings that weigh me down like a mule forced to pull

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Why Corporate

Posted by Andrea Mathews on January 01, 2000
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Category : Attitude, Blog, Relationships

Did you know that, when it comes to the reasons why people get fired in America, poor attitude, rudeness to coworkers and not “fitting in” rate higher than poor performance?  Each of these three has to do with relationship skills.  And did you know that ineffective relationship skills very often become ineffective performance skills?   Worse than that is this:  None of us went to a “Relationship Skills 101” course as we were growing up. 

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Did you know that, when it comes to the reasons why people get fired in America, poor attitude, rudeness to coworkers and not “fitting in” rate higher than poor performance?  Each of these three has to do with relationship skills.  And did you know that ineffective relationship skills very often become ineffective performance skills?   Worse than that is this:  None of us went to a “Relationship Skills 101” course as we were growing up. 

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While your teen is growing up they want to be more like the teens around then rather than stick out. Call it human nature. They discover as they get older and out there in the real world that the thing that make them different often brings them the most reward. When your teen looks at people that make the cover of magazines, they can forget the struggle they undergo to get there. Honestly, they probably

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No one likes a lecture least of all teens. If they feel you about to pounce they will sigh, roll their eyes or simply ask you to stop with a, “please not now.” The one that gets you to hurry along is the, I know, I know, I know, it’s a good way to get you to stop talking because who likes to be interrupted? But before you stop talking make sure your teen really

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But, I didn’t Get Caught

Posted by Adekemi Oguntala on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog, Family, Parenting, Teenagers

There’re teens who think it’s about getting away with the crime and there’re teens that understand that just because they got away with it doesn’t mean you should of done it. Do you know which teen is yours? This is an important distinction between two types of moral values in teens. Some teens understand they shouldn’t be doing a certain behavior and these are teens that can more or less regulate their own decisions. They

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Your Teen’s Issue or Your Issue? “I’m bringing my daughter in because she has a beard. That’s right. You heard me correctly. She has a beard and I am so embarrassed for her. Can we do something about it?” Hmmm…one would think having something as extraordinary as a beard would shake a teen’s sense of self and instead this teen was cool with it. She knew she just had to shave. Her mom on the

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Your Teen’s Issue or Your Issue?

Posted by Adekemi Oguntala on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog

“I’m bringing my daughter in because she has a beard. That’s right. You heard me correctly. She has a beard and I am so embarrassed for her. Can we do something about it?” Hmmm…one would think having something as extraordinary as a beard would shake a teen’s sense of self and instead this teen was cool with it. She knew she just had to shave. Her mom on the other hand wasn’t taking it so

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