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,...
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...
Practice Makes…

Practice Makes…

Finish this sentence.  Practice makes…   I learned from the world of sports that “perfect” is not the right answer.  Just because you put in the time practicing does not guarantee that you’ll get good at something.  Shooting baskets for hours may make you...
What’s Your Gift?

What’s Your Gift?

As we careen towards year end, most of us will participate in the traditions of giving and receiving gifts.  No matter what metaphor we use around gifts or what they represent, it’s no mystery that most people enjoy receiving gifts.     It’s a wonderful metaphor...
A Happy Ending

A Happy Ending

Don’t look at the calendar.  It’s October.  October!?  Where did the time go?  For many of us, October means the fourth quarter is here.  Quotas.  The rush is on.  Throw in holidays, the changing weather, shorter days (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), the...

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