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Wiring and Attention

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something.” -Steve Jobs So, over the past two lunches, I have digested two more chapters in “Brain Rules.” Rule #3: Every brain is wired differently. Medina uses the…

The Hat

Blurred Lines?

Another coworker of mine commented on my most recent post and said maybe I shouldn’t put so much professional development down on my staff review. And, you know, she’s right. I spoke of blurring the lines personally, professionally, etc., and maybe that’s not how it should be done. Take Pharrell Williams, for example. Pharrell is…

Spud, Wilson, Mr.

Home Grown

I understand. I get that you grew up in a different world and time from me. You were bred, born, steeped, submerged, drowned in the culture that they call a “hometown.” Your whole family has lived in the same place for over 80+ years. Your relatives are a stone’s throw away from you. That’s fine.…

L is for Leadership

The Leader Who Had No Title

So, at the beginning of the new year, you see all kinds of posts to help you succeed in your resolutions. Lose more weight! Have more friends! Be more successful! There is a cool web tool out there called paper.li where people can curate content across the Web into an online newspaper. I subscribe to about…

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44/365: Random

In the movie, she walked up behind him and put her arms around him. She caressed his shoulders as she crushed into him. All he worried about was his chicken. He was cooking. He blew her off. She said, “What are you doing to me? Did you know it takes all of my courage to…