You Thought You Had Problems...
First it's the FDIC assessment. Then it's the problem loans. Then it's the solid diet of regulations consuming your time.
Karate Kid for Bankers
I look down at the mountains as I fly to California, having just watched the new
Karate Kid movie on the flight. And can't help but think that there is an archetypal lesson in that movie, one so powerful that it moves us to be better people. It's why half of the passengers have tear-drenched napkins. The very act of watching an archetypal message can heal us.
So Much Pain, So Little Gain
McGuire was a jerk. A self-centered, money-hungry sports agent, Jerry used people and discarded them when they no longer benefited him. He had the traditional trappings of “success”: money, power, a fast car, and a babe.
Perception Is The Reality
Mickey and Minnie know more than how to spell mouse. At Disney, they understand how to manage the "Guest's" perceptions. It occurred to me as I was waiting to ride Dumbo the elephant that I was moving back and forth a great deal, but not really going anywhere. What was most amazing was that I did not care that much, because I was constantly moving and making progress.