Coffee With Dad
CWD-60- Quotes- Mark Twain

CWD-60- Quotes- Mark Twain

February 3, 2020

This is the first a recurring series I am beginning today where I take a quote and expand on it. Today, it is Mark Twain. “ Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.“ Let’s unpack that one today over a cup of joe.

CWD-59 Negativity Bias

CWD-59 Negativity Bias

January 22, 2020

Our society tends to focus on the negative. Today, let’s try to understand why we do this and how it can actually be a benefit. Sound interesting? Pour a cup and let’s talk.

CWD-58 One Problem

CWD-58 One Problem

January 15, 2020

We all have problems. Things that go wrong. Stuff that doesn’t work out. And sometimes it feels like we have a lot of problems going on at the same time and it can seem overwhelming. How do we better deal with that? Change your perspective. I have a great saying for you today to think about that teaches us it’s how we define our problems and our perception of them that determines our daily attitude.

CWD-57 Where is Your Focus?

CWD-57 Where is Your Focus?

January 6, 2020

What aspects of your life are you focusing on in hopes of achieving a happy and fulfilled life? Is it stuff… status… or something better?  Let’s grab a cup and get our “philosophy on” to see where we should be looking.

CWD-56 Great Leaders are Great Followers

CWD-56 Great Leaders are Great Followers

December 30, 2019

To be a great leader you have to be a representation of something worth following. There are leaders and then there are those who lead. To be a great leader you must be a great follower. But the questions becomes - what do great leaders follow? Let’s try to unpack this together over a cup o’ joe.

 

CWD-55 Honor vs Dignity

CWD-55 Honor vs Dignity

December 23, 2019

Today we take on a big subject. What is the difference between honor and dignity? Each has its own culture. Consider the groups that each culture is in and how they respond to circumstances around them. Hang in there as we discuss what it means to live an honorable life.   

CWD-54 “What If” Thinking

CWD-54 “What If” Thinking

December 9, 2019

More times than not we immediately picture the worst case scenario when faced with a challenge. And often we see this as the only outcome. This can keep us from reaching our potential. What are the alternatives? Grab a cup and lets challenge ourselves with that today.

CWD-53 Do the Right Thing

CWD-53 Do the Right Thing

November 27, 2019

Today a very simple concept that we really need to understand in order to put into practice; do the right thing because it is the right thing. Being unsure of the outcome of your efforts does not take away your responsibility to do the right thing. Might need some cream and sugar today.

CWD-52 Dynamic Inconsistencies

CWD-52 Dynamic Inconsistencies

November 25, 2019

So you’re probably wondering what are dynamic inconsistencies? Good question. I’ll answer that question keeping in mind that making choices and decisions on the spur of the moment sometimes gives you an excuse to do something against your core beliefs. Sound interesting? Let’s share a cup of coffee and talk.

CWD-51 Negative Thoughts

CWD-51 Negative Thoughts

November 20, 2019

So negative thoughts are those that creep in and tell us we can’t do what we want to or need to do. No matter how hard we try, they will at some time or another enter our minds. The question is, what do you do? It’s a matter of patience and perspective. Let’s talk about putting those into practice today over a cup of coffee.

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