Toastmasters

My coworker, Carly, and I decided to give Toastmasters a try last week. We survived. About 7 years ago, a coworker from IST had asked me to go along with her and a faculty member to a Toastmaster’s meeting. I gave it a try, but I was terrified. Plus, I just didn’t have the motivation…

Faith

The year is 1987. I’m living in State College, Pennsylvania, a sophomore at Penn State, sitting in my friend Bernadette’s apartment. That ass. That ass comes on TV. Those boots! The leather! The stubble! The guitar! How can you miss it? How can you not bounce around, shake your own ass and sing along with…

Moments of Impact

My ex-employee, Michael (#2), stopped in my office last week to talk. He was stopping in before he went to his old office to co-work with my new employee, Michael (#3), for a few hours or so. I guess you’ve got something good going when your old employees come back to work with your new…