You know those management personality quizzes? Every time I take one, it tells me that I’m the kind of person who likes to “get things done”. It also tells me that this trait, while valuable in a manager/leader, may also backfire. And I can tell you from experience, it does. I have gotten into trouble, onContinue reading “Retracing steps”
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Seen on my walk today
In addition to the view above of my personal water feature, aka Jamaica Pond, today was a whopper of a walk for common, strange and lovely sightings. There were the typical dozens of pooches (none as cute as Sadie, of course), and the requisite army of huffing/puffing runners. None of the runners looked happy. I hope theyContinue reading “Seen on my walk today”
Tough questions: What’s your favorite color?
Seriously, you’d think this wouldn’t be hard. But I hate that question. Like most things, it’s not black and/or white. See what I did there? My favorite color, like most things, is situational. If it’s college football season, it’s Badger Red. Don’t let the sea of Razorback Red I currently swim in fool ya –Continue reading “Tough questions: What’s your favorite color?”
A few more bits of awesome
I’ve been watching a lot of TED talks lately. I watched one the other day titled “What’s so funny about mental illness?“, and I have to admit there was a theory in there that has rocked my world. To paraphrase, human brain chemistry hasn’t caught up with the fact that, in the first world atContinue reading “A few more bits of awesome”