A few years ago, serendipity led to having a former student, Chase, visit my classroom to give a talk and a demo on meditation. You can read about that wonderful visit, including unfiltered student feedback, by clicking here. Ever since then, I've wanted to get in the habit of meditating, but it never seemed to … Continue reading Thanks to Chase, Bill, and Andy, I Finally Started Meditating
Grace Hauck, a reporter for USA Today, put together an interesting story that looked at 20 predictions that were supposed to have taken place by 2020. I won't go over each one since you can read the full article for that. I thought I'd just take a look at a few of the more interesting … Continue reading So How Did These Predictions for 2020 Work Out?
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
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
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?
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
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…
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