YOUNG KEN: Geez, Dad, it’s a mess up there in Washington! I don’t know why those guys don’t just show some courage, work together and get some stuff done! Geez…
DAD: So what are you going to do about it? You should run for office.
Now, as a young man, I did not take his message to mean that he thought I would be a great politician. I took his message to mean “How frustrated are you? Frustrated enough to invest YOUR time and resources in a solution?”
From that interaction as a young adult, I developed a pet peeve. Continue reading ““dot dot dot” Syndrome”
I was recently in Las Vegas, Sin City, the City of Lights,……Glitter Gulch.
I stepped into an elevator with what was clearly a mother with her attractive 20-ish year old daughter. A few floors up three young 20-ish aged boys stepped into the elevator. Continue reading “The Argument For Moral Failings”
That’s brilliant. Tell me more. Uh huh….yes,…I see. Hmmm….interesting. Well thank you very, very much. It was a pleasure. Good day.
I have no idea what that guy was talking about. Continue reading “Every Meeting Needs a Hero”
If you ask a room full of people to do that you get a lot of different people pointing in a lot of different directions. It’s not surprising in these days of GPS technology. We mostly don’t need to know that anymore. It is known for us. Continue reading “True North”
“Bring it in, team!” the coach said. The young, tired legs all assembled at the pitchers mound….
A colleague of mine runs a local non-profit Little League organization and recently described a scenario like this one.
“What are we doing here, guys?” Continue reading “Calling Practice”