While revisiting the first series of Downton Abbey last night, this quote—said by Mrs. Hughes to John Bates—caught my attention. I have advised many people over the years who have felt defective in some way. Sometimes, they were fired from a job. Sometimes, they suffered an illness. Sometimes, they succumbed to panic attacks and depression.
During a recent trip to Barcelona, I visited the Picasso Museum, and was impressed by the amazing paintings he did as a teenager. I was also affected by paintings from his Blue Period—a time of depression for this amazing artist. These somber works reflect a time of sadness over the suicide of his friend, as
Of all the business problems companies have, I think they become more magnified when the chief executive officers lose sight that their organization is made up of people. When things go wrong, their focus is primarily on finance or strategy, or both: But, not on people. This is a big mistake—to ignore the people who
Yesterday, I had an entirely different post planned. Then, I learned of the death of Robin Williams. Heartbreaking that he suffered for so long while he brought joy and laughter to so many. I just wish that he could’ve found peace here, in this world. One out of every 10 people battling depression commits suicide,