Monthly Archives: June 2016

Choices Don’t Just Matter — They’re All That Matters

Watching a news program the other day, I was struck by something a religious leader said about U.S. presidential candidates, and I’m paraphrasing here, “past success is the best indicator of future success.” In my experience, the opposite is more likely to be true. In Only the Paranoid Survive, former Intel chairman Andy[…] Read On

Advice for Micromanaging Control Freaks and Their Codependents

Growing up, my dad was a ball-busting control freak. When it came to my homework and grades, the guy was an unforgiving perfectionist. But the few times I came home with really bad news, he was strangely understanding and supportive. I could never figure him out … until I climbed the corporate[…] Read On

The Gun Debate: Clear Thinking vs. Partisan Politicking

There’s a startling lack of nuance in today’s culture. Folks pick a side — left or right — and use data, studies, articles, posts and opinions, whether they’re legitimate or not, to support their views. Why do they do it? I have no idea. Maybe it’s always been that way[…] Read On