Category: Life

Ready or not, here they come. Self-driving cars are on the way and it seems inevitable that they will eventually take over the roads. We will no longer be drivers;…

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People resist change. That’s the common wisdom among management types. I wonder if the guy who just won $451 million dollars is resisting that change? Maybe people don’t resist change. Maybe they resist…

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Confucius argued that ren–translated variously as “perfect virtue,” “goodness,” or “humanity”–is the primary qualification for leadership (Luo, 2012). Indeed, the Analects is full of sayings that support the idea of a leadership by example.…

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Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby):  Thank you Phil Davis, from the bottom of my heart. Now will you leave me alone? Phil Davis (Danny Kaye): No. Because you’re a miserable, lonely, unhappy…

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The economic situation is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous, so trying to predict anything about the future of work seems foolish. Barring any major global catastrophes, however, here are a…

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I feel nothing but pity for the five police officers killed last night in Dallas and I feel nothing but contempt for their killer. I also pity Philando Castile, who was,…

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It’s a Wonderful Life isn’t just a great Christmas movie, it’s a great movie, period. I’ve written quite a few posts about it already, and I was planning a new…

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I am grateful to have a device in my pocket that connects me with the world’s knowledge. Still, I think there’s value in knowing stuff. Really knowing it, not just…

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At the beginning of Groundhog Day, Phil Connors isn’t a villain. He’s an asshole. He’s not harnessing the powers of the Dark Side to control the universe like Darth Vader…

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