Word of the day: Obvious

When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.  It’s a proverb used to illustrate that the most obvious answer is often right. Too many times, we waste time simply justifying the other possibilities when the answer is really the obvious one. We make judgments pretty quickly. In one of my favorite books, Blink, Malcolm Gladwell uses…

Word of the day: Joy

Joy is not the same as happiness.  Happiness is a response to the things that are happening to you or around you. Joy is what’s coming from inside you because of your attitude towards life.  I’m generally a happy person, except when I’m serious (which is honestly quite often). But I’ve got my share of…