Monthly Archives: August 2013

Step Up

“Blame is just a lazy person’s way of making sense of chaos” –Doug Coupland Newsflash: sometimes I am just plain lazy. I don’t feel like doing anything (does anyone else hear Bruno Mars in their head right now?). I am … Continue reading

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The Whole Enchilada

“If you want to know the person you will become, look at the five people you spend the most time with” –Will Smith One of my favorite quotes from the twelve steps rooms is that you don’t have to change … Continue reading

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But You Promised

“Commitment is an act, not a word.” —Jean-Paul Sartre Three days of shadowing another rep. Having to take a back seat and be quiet, patiently observing is not my strength. But with practice, I’ve learned to become more observational, and … Continue reading

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Will the Real Greg Please Stand Up

“The authentic self is the soul made visible.” –Sarah Ban Breathnach For way too long in my life I tried to hide my true self. I was afraid that if people saw the real me, they wouldn’t like me. It … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

“The opposite of talking isn’t listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.” —Fran Lebowitz I’m not the most patient person in the world. I like for things to happen, preferably on my time, and my way. That’s not how God … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” —Mark Twain First week on the job and my brain is oozing over with new information. It’s exciting to begin a new path, taking that leap of faith, … Continue reading

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On Your Mark…Get Set…

“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” —Cavett Robert My first day of work yesterday was filled with anticipation and excitement. It was time to start making my … Continue reading

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