April 27, 2017 – The Nothing Fight

The comedian Dane Cook does a comedy routine about a couple arguing over ketchup, which he calls the nothing fight.  You can find it here (warning- strong language). I bring this up because I hear nothing fights among my colleagues almost every day. I also hear couples (like Dane Cook …continue reading

April 26, 2017 – On Leadership

Today was one of those “hard writing” days.  As I was searching for inspiration, however, I stumbled across some old notes I had taken during a leadership course on motivation and the impact of leaders.  While the thoughts were ones I had read, listened to, and noted several times, a …continue reading

April 24, 2017 – The Cyborgs Are Here,

My coauthors and I often sit around talking about extremely deep, intellectual or philosophical issues in our constant endeavor to apply the combined decades of our worldly wisdom against the toughest problems of our generation. While partaking in this exercise of futility (often based on the dearth of substance but not …continue reading

April 22, 2017 – Happy Earth Day

Let me start this post by noting how much better things are since I was a kid. I remember watching news stories about Lake Eerie catching on fire from pollution, and just how polluted our major rivers were. You can read about them here, here, and here.  The very effective …continue reading