Monthly Archives: April 2017

April 30, 2017 The Revisionist History of Revisionist History

Most of the time I hear someone use the term “revisionist history” it’s used in a negative connotation. This has become ever more the case in the past decade as people discuss the Clinton economy, the Iraq War or 9/11. … Continue reading

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Nostalgia, April 29, 2017

Today’s post is about the things I miss from my childhood.  It’s also an opportunity for others to pile on with their nostalgic thoughts. First, let me clarify that I am only talking about the things that bring me fond … Continue reading

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April 28, 2017 – Things That Matter, Things That Don’t

Yesterday I wrote about the nothing fight, so I thought it would be fitting to write about things that matter – and things that don’t. I found myself upset this morning about how others were driving, self-centered and way too … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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April 25, 2017 – On Truth and Belief

So yesterday one of my co-authors raised a number of issues surrounding technology and the future. My intent was to provide my point of view on technology and humanity, but, at the end of the day, I was compelled to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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April 23, 2017 – Don’t Take It Personally

“There is no room for narcissism in public service.” That’s not a famous quote or even an assessment of recent political figures’ behavior. Just a recent thought initiated by the bad behavior in my own organization by an “expert” brought … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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April 21, 2017 – Books, books, books.

Okay readers – let’s get together one more time for another group participation exercise. The previous two participation exercises involved music and film. Let’s follow the same theme and pick our top two fiction books. The idea is that you … Continue reading

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