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what is your ‘morning paper’ about work?

I was wondering about this as I read thru all of my RSS feeds this morning looking for hot news and updates relating to my business, my clients’ business, and the world at large.

Things have been changing in the world of news reporting. No longer are the TV news anchors and reporters our only source of information of news and events around the world. Now we have the internet and social media that provide us with an unlimited variety of perspectives and levels of detail about – everything – and often do it more quickly! I find that I am more informed now that I use twitter, RSS feeds, and a few online news aggregators as my ‘morning paper.’

As I was reviewing my ‘morning paper’ or more accurate, my ‘morning pages’ I began to think about how, as employees, we aggregate our morning news about work – at work.

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let out a roar at work

This post is a little different. I’m taking my own advise and doing one thing different today….I hope you enjoy this departure.


There once was a dragon that was lost at birth by its parents and raised among farm animals. It grew up to eat grass and walk the fields like other tame beasts.

One day an older dragon flew over the fields, breathing fire and scattering all the animals in the barnyard. The young dragon on the ground was fascinated and frozen in its tracks. The older dragon, spying its young cousin, swooped down, grabbed the younger one in its huge jaws, and flew far up into the sky.

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what is your Kryptonite?

Kryptonite, the ultimate physical weakness of an otherwise invulnerable hero, Superman. You see, we are all ultimately human and flawed. Even a super-human is still human.

Kryptonite for the superhuman worker of today takes many forms, each as individual as the person it effects. Do you know what form your Kryptonite takes?

Symptoms of Kryptonite Exposure

Have you ever had a day where you just couldn’t get anything done? Your mind is willing but your will is missing? Something is sucking the energy (or give a damn) out of your very being. If so, chances are somewhere nearby is your Kryptonite. Anything that drains the very energy from every cell in your being is most likely Kryptonite.

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