Changing a Culture

Changing a Culture

Pre-COVID, I was given the opportunity to travel to three continents in the span of a year.  Those experiences had a profound impact on my view of the world and the people in it.  One of the most amazing aspects was my awareness of CULTURE.     One of the...
Mimic The Best

Mimic The Best

Those who wish to become great at any craft are wise to study those who are already great. Winston Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 for his speeches.  He makes almost every list Google produces searching for “great orators”. (Interestingly,...
Winning and Success

Winning and Success

“Second place is the first loser.” – Dale Earnhardt   “If you ain’t first, you’re last” – Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights   “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” — “Red” Sanders, UCLA Football coach, 1930s.     With quotes like those...
Catchy

Catchy

You’ve got a lot to celebrate this week! May the Fourth be With You (Star Wars Day, followed shortly by Revenge of the Sixth) and Cinco de Mayo(interestingly, more popular in the US than Mexico).   While I will leave the merits of celebrating – and how – to the...
Funerals

Funerals

It’s likely a statistical blip.  Maybe it’s the phase of the moon.  But after years of going without, I’ve been to four funerals in the past six weeks and have three more coming in the next few days/weeks.  With one notable exception, these are “expected” deaths;...

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