Category: mistakes

Be quick to correct your mistakes

January 31, 2013 | 3 comments

Anyone who has made a mistake and doesn’t correct it, is making another one. ~Unknown When I was a young piano student, my teacher frequently admonished me to stop when I made a recurring mistake in my practice, go back

Roger Federer

March 20, 2008 | 3 comments

One of the highlights of our trip to Indian Wells was watching Roger Federer warm-up for a tournament match with only a few feet between ourselves and his practice space on court.If you’re not aware, Federer is the Tiger Woods

Who are you?

November 16, 2007 | No comments yet

A young boy brought home poor grades from school. His parents protested, telling him he could do better. He argued back, a bit defiant, with the declaration, “But this is who I am! I’m not smart like the other kids.”

When unpleasantly surprised, stay calm

November 13, 2007 | 6 comments

The City of Richland has been landscaping in front of my office. They removed several trees and plan to plant some new ones in different spots on the breezeway I look out onto. After they removed the old trees, they