Victoria Lowery

New Season; New Life

Sep 22 2014

Tonight, precisely at 10:29pm, starts a new season. Summer is over and fall begins. (I put my fall decorations out last night.) A new season is the mark of a change we all experience together. It may seem like a subtle change that simply marks the coming of apple cider, red leaves and pumpkins. Let’s consider the possibility that it is more. It can mark a season of personal change if you choose to make it so. Read more…


Should Goodell be Fired?

Today, on the 13th anniversary of 9-11, it’s the destruction in the NFL making headlines. You know the story. Ray Rice, who was a running back for the Baltimore Ravens was arrested on March 27th, 2014 for punching his then fiance (now wife) unconscious. The elevator incident was caught on video inside the Revel casino and as of September 8th, Rice’s contract with the Ravens is terminated. So, who knew what and when between March 27th and September 8th is the center of the controversy today.

As NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell holds the task of implementing the leagues discipline on players’ misconduct. Not an envious position today. I think we have to acknowledge that maximizing profits is the underlying responsibility for any senior management position and the NFL is a cash cow. When you have a player like Ray Rice who is ranked as the Ravens second all-time leading rusher, he represents significant influence over the teams’ bottom line. So there is obvious incentive to keep him in the game. Read more…


Experience Conflict to Succeed!

Yes, this is true. Conflict is inevitable in the workplace as well as in marriage. It’s often not comfortable or easy to address conflict providing the temptation to ignore the matter or even worse, adjust the boundaries of acceptable treatment. To do either of these things tho, is the kiss of death. Experience the conflict fully and attentively to get to a higher place. Read more…


Why Lose it All? #Justin Bieber

Loyal fans will stand by their man. Compare it to a savings account. Bieber made many positive deposits to his image account with hit songs, trend-setting hair styles, good looks, amped up social media communication and once being a reliably good person. Here’s a guy that stayed humble and loyal to his fans by performing even when he was sick… Now he is making regular withdrawals from his good will savings account by egging a neighbor causing $20K in damage. Read more…


Yes Test

  The Yes Test

 Discuss these first six questions together

 

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