Funny how the Brain Works!
INTERESTING FACT: Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by itslef but the wrod as a wlohe.
Here’s an example… The Gettysburg Address:
Fuor score and seevn yraes ago our feahrts burghot fotrh on tihs coeninntt, a new ntiaon, cinoveced in Lrtieby, and dieecdatd to the prioootsipn taht all men are crteead eaqul. Now we are egagned in a great civil war, ttenisg wteehhr that naiotn, or any nitoan so ceenicovd and so daeicetdd, can long eunrde. We are met on a gerat bltate-felid of taht war. We have come to dceidtae a piorotn of that fleid, as a fianl rsietng plcae for tsohe who here gvae their leivs that taht nitaon mihgt lvie. It is aehlgotetr finttig and ppeorr that we suhold do this. But, in a lrgear sense, we can not detacide — we can not cotnsraece — we can not hlaolw — this gnorud. The bvare men, linvig and daed, who seurlgtgd here, have cneoasectrd it, far abvoe our poor poewr to add or detrcat. The wrold wlil ltilte note, nor lnog rmmeeebr waht we say hree, but it can nveer fergot waht they did here. It is for us the lniivg, rheatr, to be daeticedd hree to the uninsfihed work wichh they who fohgut hree hvae tuhs far so nolby advenacd. It is reathr for us to be here deitecdad to the garet task rniniameg bfoere us — taht form teshe henoord daed we tkae iseecarnd dtiveoon to taht cusae for whcih they gvae the last full msrauee of dovtoien — that we hree hglihy reosvle taht thsee daed slhal not hvae deid in vian — taht tihs nioatn, udenr God, salhl have a new birth of frdoeem — and taht gvomeernnt of the plepoe, by the ppoele, for the polpee, slhal not piesrh form the etrah.
What’s Important to Me
No Empty Chairs!
Taken from the mission statement of John Covey. Everyone will always be at the table participating. No one is left out.
I will try more often to think of the needs of other members of my family.
I will take care of my responsibilities without being reminded.
I will be honest in my thinking and in my behavior.
I will do an act of kindness each day without seeking reward or recognition.
I will recognize that each member of my family is important and appreciate him or her for their individual talents.
I will pray more thoughtfully and not take my blessings of being together as a family for granted.
I will smile often and tell my family that I love and appreciate them.
To paint a solid and positive picture around where our family is headed through this life and forever.
I am first and foremost a dedicated husband and father who works hard to ensure a happy wife, happy children, and an effective work/life balance.
I am an accomplished and energetic IT professional with more than 20 years of experience.
I build strong, focused, and dedicated teams, which has helped me develop a successful career, thus far.
I am a motivated leader with strong organizational, prioritization, and communication abilities.
I have developed a proven track record of achieving exceptional results through creating and managing highly effective and collaborative teams, implementing cost saving measures, and increasing user productivity.
I believe in professional development, leading by example, and that you are only as strong as your weakest link.