Egomania

Apologizing does not always mean that you’re wrong and the other person is right. It just means that you value your relationship more than your ego. –Unknown I chewed on this quote for a long time when I first read it. It’s good stuff, but as sung by The...

Ancient history

Last weekend, I had the chance to speak on behalf of my company at an event honoring our longevity in and contribution to the community. Aside from a mild (but quickly waning) apprehension toward public speaking, I also felt a frisson of delight about being our...

Shut up and listen

I pride myself on catching on quickly. I like to think I get it without a lot of explanatory narrative. Maybe there is some amount of natural intuition involved, but mostly it takes active listening and making mental connections. So, by some mathematical property that...