Author name: jvessely

Take the Time Necessary to Really Get to Know Those With Whom Your Life Intersects.

We all have those people in our lives, beyond family and friends, whose support makes some aspect of our life easier. Support staff at work, people behind the counter everywhere, people working in call centers, all aspects of police and fire support, the person to whom you take your dry cleaning. I could go on. …

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If If’s and Buts Were Candy and Nuts, It’d Be Christmas Every Day

Always remember, be careful what you wish for and the grass ‘ain’t’ always greener somewhwere else. A number of years ago I had the opportunity to work with Billy Mills as we did training and leadership development with the National Association of Indian Athletic Directors. Billy Mills grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation …

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Welcome!

Welcome to my new blog, The Talk Doctor. I hope this site will encourage you and inspire you. As many of you know, I was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. For anyone, this is a shock to the system. For me it was especially difficult as I’ve not so much as had slightly high blood …

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