It’s Nice to Know I’m Not Alone in Whom I Admire

Each year, YouGov takes a survey of people from around the world so that they can compile a list of the world's most admired men and women. This year, the study expanded to cover the views of people in 41 countries – the most ever – with more than 42,000 people being interviewed to compile … Continue reading It’s Nice to Know I’m Not Alone in Whom I Admire

Life, and Humans, Find a Way

The Wall Street Journal had a fascinating story today about the potential impact of robots and automation on the workplace. Gartner, a technology research firm, has estimated that a third of all jobs will be lost to automation within a decade. Bill Gates has stated that automation threatens all manner of workers, from drivers to waiters … Continue reading Life, and Humans, Find a Way

What Does It Take to be a Great Coach/Guru/Leader/Adviser?

It's a question I actually called into the local sports talk radio show a few years ago - "Do you think the best players make the best coaches?" Unfortunately, the question never made it on the air, so I was left to figure it out on my own. It seems that the evidence is fairly … Continue reading What Does It Take to be a Great Coach/Guru/Leader/Adviser?

Sign on the Dotted Line, with Care

It started at an early age. My first memory was from going to Catholic School and having the Palmer Method of cursive handwriting drilled into me. The endless repetition of loops, lines, and letters enabled me to develop what I thought was a very stylish, easy to read signature. The next memory I have is from around … Continue reading Sign on the Dotted Line, with Care

I Wonder What It Would Be Like to Be…

Once again, I need to give credit to one of Christine Frazier's prompts - this time her suggestion of writing about a recurring daydream you may have, for the idea behind this post. While I don't really have any recurring daydreams, I do often wonder what it would be like to be someone else, what … Continue reading I Wonder What It Would Be Like to Be…

Another Challenge for the Year

I've enjoyed the 31 day running and writing challenge so far, particularly the writing aspect (although it's only day 3!). I've often thought about starting a daily blog. I've always enjoyed reading Seth Godin's blog,  impressed with the fact that he posts to it every day and at this point has over 5,000 posts, and thought … Continue reading Another Challenge for the Year