Muscle imbalance

Perhaps someone was having a little fun with Photoshop here, but think about this picture for just a second. Instead of saying, “Wow, that dude is in really great shape,” you'd probably think, “Yikes! Something went wrong there!” Yet we make the same mistake when we allow ourselves to think of our work as merely a means to an end. Read on and I'll explain.

Tags:  Work, balance, mission

Cost-benefit analysis

Lou Gehrig may not have died from Lou Gehrig's disease after-all, but instead from symptoms caused by the many concussions he encountered in his long career. Gehrig was really good at what he did, but what he did may have ruined his life. This prompts a question for us today: are the benefits of our work worth the costs - to us and those we love?

Tags:  balance, Margin