Category: Learning

Conflict Resolution


Much of life is resolving differences between yourself and “the others” For this purpose “others” include family, friends, employees, co-workers, partners, bankers, customers and more. How do we do it? I recently watched a bright young professor from MIT, Rebecca Saxe, deal with this… Continue Reading “Conflict Resolution”

Digital Intuition


It will soon be 48 years since I first played with a computer. Back then RAM and Hard Drive space cost about $1.00 per byte. About two and half gallons of gas per byte. There was not a gigabyte of RAM in the entire… Continue Reading “Digital Intuition”

“You Are Gifted” Is Not a Compliment


Derek Sivers is someone you likely have not heard of. You should find out about him. He started and built and gave away a successful business. His self statement “I make useful things, and share what I learn,” There is some good material here.… Continue Reading ““You Are Gifted” Is Not a Compliment”

On Keeping Up


Future Shock Happened a Long Time Ago. Setting the amount of human knowledge as one unit in the year 1, we find two units by about 1500, 4 units by about 1750 and 8 by about 1900. The progress accelerates sharply around here. 16… Continue Reading “On Keeping Up”

What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You


Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge. – Charles Darwin. In the Art of War, Chinese military theorist and general, Sun Tzu claims that if you know yourself and know the enemy, you win every battle. If you know yourself and not the… Continue Reading “What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You”

New Year’s Resolutions


“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road” From… Continue Reading “New Year’s Resolutions”

It’s Not The Work


“It is not the work I don’t like. It is the having to work I don’t like.” As told to me long ago by my client Carmen Birney. Pretty much sums it up for most of us. As we approach the New Year Resolution… Continue Reading “It’s Not The Work”

Queen to Play


Some time ago I saw a movie, “Queen to Play.” It reminded me of a thought attributed to Wayne Gretzky. Gretzky said, “You fail to score with 100% of the shots you don’t take” In Queen to Play the thought is, “If you take… Continue Reading “Queen to Play”

To-Do Lists


The To-Do list is an unexceptional management tool.  Everyone does one and it allows several good things to happen: Hard to forget things Easy to prioritize things Feels good as you catch up Motivates you as you fall behind Nonetheless, it is a trap.… Continue Reading “To-Do Lists”

On The Value Of Free Things


Lakefield Ontario sculptor, Don Frost, sent me an email on Friday the 21st.  It reminded me that what we get for free is often worth more than what we pay for. Be sure to see some of his work here.  DonFrost Sculptor  You won’t… Continue Reading “On The Value Of Free Things”

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