The Palm Springs Trip

Lenette, Jeff, and I went to Palm Springs for a week. We left the dogs at home with friends and stayed at an Inn, now long gone, that we had enjoyed before. We had the best time there. We swam and played in the pool daily, walked and biked everywhere, and ate great food at uncrowded restaurants.

At that time, Palm Springs was a small town visited mostly by Hollywood people, some of whom we recognized at the Inn where we stayed.

I cherish this memory because the three of us had such a wonderful “family” time together. Jeff, no longer a visitor or guest of ours, was becoming our son and, along with us, enjoying the changes taking place.

During our brief vacation in Palm Springs, we talked and listened to each other. We got to know each other as we spent the day together and even made our dinner plans together. That short week helped bring us together, and we became a family.  

I want to know you. Do you want to know me, too? Let us talk, listen.

Author: Sy Ogulnick

Sy Ogulnick received a BA from UCLA, Teacher’s Credential from Los Angeles Board of Education and completed phase I (Master’s portion) in a Doctor of Behavioral Science program at California Coast University. Sy leased and operated a summer day camp in LA. He and his wife then purchased virgin wilderness land in Northern CA, where they built and operated a coed summer camp. They moved to Las Vegas, NV, and purchased, built and operated a community children’s program for families staying in a major resort casino in Las Vegas. They have created programs for children nationwide that employed many people and in the process developed successful training programs for personnel. This led Sy to lecture on how to train staff and the creating of community within the workplace. Sy was then invited to speak at professional conferences on how best to hire and train employees, which led to his becoming a consultant in the art of improving relationships in a work environment and eventually to his epiphany that “Leaders are the primary problem and the answer to the personnel issues that arise in the workplace.” Sy has written numerous papers on the subject of interpersonal relationships, leadership and power. He has lectured throughout the United States, has been interviewed by the media and has appeared on many radio and TV talk shows

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