A basic rule for awarding status should be that they are reserved for individuals who reach great heights of accomplishment in their fields of mastery.
Rocky is not real and has not reached any heights or accomplished anything. He should not get a statue.
Read More Status are for real people
On this date in 1957 two young, budding musicians named John Lennon and Paul McCartney met. The rest is history.
Read More It was 60 years ago today!
Imagine an app we could use that told us how far we would go in life.
Read More The WAZE of life.
Our daughters came up with this one. Brilliant. If you want to pursue the idea, contact me, please. If you wanna to steal the idea you should just know you stole it from two little girls. Hope you can sleep at night. Cheers!
Read More New Idea: Part of this complete breakfast-Emoji Cereal
The CIA wants to save lives and in doing so may have to make decisions that you or I would never want to make and the press needs to call out the CIA if they have gone too far.
Rather than take sides, accept that sometimes this is how conflicts with such high stakes are resolved…it’s just the way it has to be.
Read More Revisionist History 2:2 The World is gray.
We are not perfect. It is ok to ask for help. It is ok to want a hug now and again, to want to be loved.
We play so many roles in our lives, father, son, brother, friend, teacher, student, giver, taker. Sometimes we help sometimes we need help.
Read More Lessons from a child II. You don’t have to do it alone.
As I write this, there are about 33 minutes left of what ESPN is calling “Bobby Bonilla Day”. Bobby Bonilla was a promising, talented but disappointing player for the New York Mets. He has not played for the Mets since 1999 (that was his 2nd go-around with them). To this day, he still gets paid $1,190,000 per […]
Read More Bobby Bonilla day!
Phil Jackson’s tenure as an executive is a cautionary tale how something special and unique can be destructive when misused.
What is your Norden Mark15 Bombsight?
Read More Zen and the art of getting rid of what we thought we needed.
The track record of sequels is not good… So why will more than 200 sequels be made between now and 2020?
“The only phrase I’ve ever disliked is, ‘Why, we’ve always done it that way,’ “… “I always tell young people, ‘Go ahead and do it. You can always apologize later.’ “
Read More Have we met before?
Sometimes life delivers you to the different, the hard, the difficult, the impossible and the unthinkable. It can get low and then it will go even lower. It will pass. Should you ever become entrapped by despair, remember: hard times have come and gone before and here you are. Why not this time too? More […]
Read More Everyone gets sucker punched, so be ready.
He was not a stat or a footnote to his friends and family.
Read More A man. Not a statistic.
Gladwell concludes: “Golf is crack cocaine for rich white guys.”
Read More Revisionist History 2:1 Gladwell sticks it to the man.
Be the secret ingredient.
Read More Soup=Unity
The dented cars look shiny and new to me. You can see them that way too…
Read More Life after death?
If nobody remembers the life, did it happen?..
Maybe we should all start acting more like babies?
Read More Lessons from a child: What do you need?
My heart tells me that we all have a “marble machine” inside of us. We are all creative. Nobody is a blank slate.
Read More What’s your marble machine?
I think failure is an important part of the process that eventually leads to success. If you see LaVar, pass along that message.
Read More “Ball Control” No. You can’t always get what you want.
Gladwell describes his podcast as:
“…a journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time…Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.”
Read More Glad about Gladwell!
“Live life. Don’t let life live you.”
“I fear so many people are focused on a goal but never really ask themselves if they really want it. “
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