Posts by Michael Sherlock

Let’s Take A Look Under the Hood

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Your reputation must stand the test of time. And the tongues of your employees. Recently I was privy to flight attendants complaining about their jobs while we awaited takeoff. I can understand someone complaining about their job while having a beer at the hotel bar (I still don’t suggest it),…

Read Full Post

Might As Well Jump!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: It seems so easy from far away. I watched people climb the dive platform in Rhodes for days. I wanted to do it. I thought I could do it. I was scared to do it. Jutting out of the water like some monolith of ancient times, it beckons you with…

Read Full Post

Celelbrate Excellence!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Celebrate Excellence! My hubby and I just returned from a glorious holiday. On a trip once to London, we heard “holiday” used for what we would call vacation. It stuck with us, reminding us to celebrate time away. Although we packed a multitude of amazing memories in our days abroad,…

Read Full Post

Bark Break

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Finding peace and focus amidst terrible events is not easy. Each morning when I am not traveling, I walk my husband to work. A mile there to visit and connect. A mile home alone to mentally prepare for my day. This is the time when I decide what I will…

Read Full Post

Distance Gives You Perspective

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Distance gives you perspective. Close inspection provides clarity. I just returned from nearly a week at the #Influence19 National Speakers Association annual conference, and once again, my perspective has been transformed. Taking time out to work ON your business rather than IN your business is critical. Operating in the day…

Read Full Post