Leaders Lead Lonely Lives
A very peculiar irony is that leaders lead solitary lives. If you are a leader, you know what I mean. That’s right. Leaders are some of the loneliest of people. It’s an irony because from everyone else’s perspective, they are always seen leading others. How could they possibly be feeling lonely in a crowd? It […]
Which Social (Net) Works Best?
Where do you want to connect? Or where do you actually connect? At the dinner table, in the office, the teacher’s lounge, on the sidelines of a soccer game? Or is it in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn? What is a satisfying social connection these days? Virtual contact is quite a phenomenon. There is no […]
On Writing Simply
I’m grateful for a comment shared by a connection on LinkedIn last year. She expressed appreciation for writing that was “simple, gracious, and thought-provoking.” By *simple*, I think she may have meant straight-forward without any grandiose pomposity. (I had to google the meaning of pomposity to make sure it meant what I was thinking.) I […]
Life This Way
Pooh (and Friends) Inspired by A. A. Milne Reimagined by Me Pooh and Piglet stood before a weathered sign that read, “Life This Way”. They stood, they stared, they looked at each other awkwardly, then looked at the ground, then back toward the sign. “I don’t know where This Way Is, uttered Pooh. “It c-c-c-could […]
How interested are we in the interests of others?
A Fork in the Road
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An interpretation of the works of A.A Milne, creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. Eeyore moped along a long dusty trail for what seemed like a century. He didn’t notice the ferns to the right and left of him because he was too preoccupied with stumbling. But stumble he did, but not in the bad kind of […]
What Does It Take To Be A Friend?
Pursue friendship. The kind that takes time. Curious be. Raise questions freely. Listen with your heart. Respond in kind. Then two knit into one.