Author: Steve Pederson

That’s Life!

That’s Life!

A couple nights ago my family and I were playing the game of Life. I got fired…twice! Evidently it was not in the cards for me to be a pilot! As fate would have it, my career in Life was to be a veterinarian. Who knew? Poor Carley, she was having a heck of a…

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Joy and Gratitude

Joy and Gratitude

I hope you are enjoying your holidays! One thing I did was make a list of what I enjoyed, and what I am grateful for, about the holidays. It was a page long, and it really helped me put some of the more challenging aspects of the holidays into perspective. Feel free to use that…

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Imagine this Instead

Imagine this Instead

By now, I’m sure you’ve probably heard of someone this holiday season that has come down with some kind of cold or flu. Perhaps it’s even you. If so, I do wish you a speedy recovery, and I’m sending good vibes your way! One thing I’ve noticed about myself is that, when someone close to…

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A 21st Century Goliath

A 21st Century Goliath

A few years ago Malcom Gladwell wrote a best selling book based on one of the most famous stories from the Bible – David and Goliath. The subtitle: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. In his book he talked about the unconventional methods different sports teams, businesses and artists have used to find…

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Post Thanksgiving Stress Relief

Post Thanksgiving Stress Relief

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! Of course, you can’t have a holiday like Thanksgiving without some typical Thanksgiving humor, like what Kevin James (Mall Cop, King of Queens) said… “Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants!” 😂 And, How about the weather?! Sheesh, so much crazy weather all over the country,…

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It’s Coming!

It’s Coming!

This past week my aunt posted a photo of the living room where they had set up a Ping Pong table that they will be using for Thanksgiving dinner. I remember sitting around that Ping Pong table for Thanksgiving with all the family as a little kid. After dinner, we would clear the table and…

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What do you See?

What do you See?

I don’t know about you, but I’m the kind of guy that really likes warm sunny days that tantalize you with bright colors and lush verdant vegetation. I know, it sounds like the song Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5Fgp-KihIA . Much to my chagrin, however, that was not the case this morning when I opened…

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This Has So Much Potential

This Has So Much Potential

There’s a force that is really powerful that you can use to everyone’s benefit, and to tap into it just takes a bit of humility. What is this power that people like Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, Queen, David Bowie and so many others have discovered? I’m talking about the power of collaboration. This weekend I…

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