Ephemeral

It’s been awhile. I’d like to get back to basics – “quick and dirty is better than elegant and never”. Just do it. Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right. Writing is fleeting. A snapshot in time. Yet it is permanent. A piece of the writer that is now captured forever. Much […]

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Hello 2015

I’d like to start this year’s first blog post with this video from Elon Musk. Objective analysis, unrelenting perseverance, obsessive dedication to cause. This brings me to things I will achieve this year. Resolute Resolve to obtain Resolution. Monitor health more closely Utilize all work health benefits Identify more personal data metrics and generate data Form […]

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Certainty

The only certain thing in life is uncertainty. It is a nice phrase – rolls easily off the tongue, and makes quick, intuitive sense. Of course, in reality, it is counterintuitive to how we typically are. Most of our actions in life are motivated by a desire for some level of certainty. We work, that […]

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Knowing

There’s something to be said about knowing where you came from and knowing where you are headed. You have to know where you came from to know who you are, what made you who you are, and how that made you who you are. This tells you what your strengths and weaknesses have been, and […]

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Hello 2014

Much has happened in the past 4.5 months or so. More professional than personal adversity, by design. Every lesson learned re-emphasizes something I heard years ago from one of our most respected senior executives. “…in the end, it is about managing people, and managing risk.”– JM I continue to learn, re-learn, and apply this daily. […]

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Power

Power, in the non-physics sense of the word, is not a physical object.  Power is felt, power is taught.  In other words, power is an idea.  This idea can only exist when the two sides of the power coin are present – the side that wields it, and the side that is subject to it. […]

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6 Months

It’s been about 6 months since I was last here.  Many things have happened since then.  I still think of a quote I saw from a friend before.. “time does not change us; it unfolds us.”  Where does the unfolding stop and the changing begin?  Are we all already who we are going to be? […]

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