Monday Morning Notes

Exposed, Part I

18 May 2020 Posted by Site Admin in Monday Morning Notes

By Chuck Violand In a recent video, I spoke about how the coronavirus pandemic is a balance of opposites: loss vs. renewal; darkness vs. light; threats vs. opportunities. While it’s important for us to pay attention to the threats posed to us and our businesses,…

Play Ball

04 May 2020 Posted by Site Admin in Monday Morning Notes

By Chuck Violand With all the emphasis on the coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to overlook other things in daily life, like the start of the Major League Baseball season. Opening Day was supposed to happen over a month ago, on March 26. Then an unwelcome…

Never Give In, Part II

20 Apr 2020 Posted by Site Admin in Monday Morning Notes

By Chuck Violand Things were looking pretty grim for the people of Britain on the day Winston Churchill gave his speech at Harrow School. The outcome of the war was anything but certain. If something didn’t change soon, it appeared all of Britain would be…

Never Give In, Part I

06 Apr 2020 Posted by Site Admin in Monday Morning Notes

By Chuck Violand The Second World War was still gaining momentum when Sir Winston Churchill spoke at the Harrow School in London. It was October 29, 1941. The horrific Nazi carpet bombing known as the Battle of Britain had ended just months earlier and the…

Keep Breathing

23 Mar 2020 Posted by Site Admin in Monday Morning Notes

By Chuck Violand Uncertain times like we’re experiencing with the coronavirus outbreak can cause any of us to be concerned about the physical and financial well-being of ourselves and our loved ones. Let’s not kid ourselves. What we’re dealing with is serious stuff—not just from…

Cardboard Boxes

09 Mar 2020 Posted by Site Admin in Monday Morning Notes

By Chuck Violand Shortly after our oldest child’s first Christmas, my wife and I decided to invest in an artificial Christmas tree. We didn’t have much money at the time, but we felt that investing in a good, sturdy tree that would last and save…