What Are You Grateful For?

My dear friend, Tom Davis, Pres of Children’s HopeChest, an international child advocacy organization, did a blog post today called What are You Grateful For? He said, “Perspective. Today’s post really got me thinking about my life vs. the rest of...

Hindsight: QIAO HE (Chinese: Meeting of Fate)

by Robert J. Kowalczyk, Ed.D. At age 62, after a long career in the nonprofit world in America, I decided to take early retirement and spend my retirement years traveling around the world. As a retirement gift to myself, I spent the month of January 2003 traveling...

Hindsight: Steve Jobs Looks Back

Commencement address by Steve Jobs CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios delivered on June 12, 2005 I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told,...

Hindsight: College Rejection Leads to Life’s Passion

My friend Kelly O’Neill is an incredible artist — her art is truly extraordinary.  Here’s her Hindsight story of how she came to realize her life’s work and passion. “Have you always wanted to be an artist?” This is the most common...

Hindsight: The Two Week Delay

(Note from Karen: This is a true story but my friends asked if I would change their names to protect their privacy. I was happy to comply.) Eric walked into the kitchen as his young wife, Annie, was preparing dinner. The air was fragrant with the aroma of spaghetti...