July 2019 Monthly Musing I have been very fortunate that I have had several formal mentors in my life. They never told me what to do, rather offer guidance based on their knowledge and the wisdom they gained over the years. But I had many more informal mentors; those who didn’t know they were
June 2019 Monthly Musing If you believe that “time is the enemy of the 21st Century company”, then meetings are the guerilla fighters sent as saboteurs. Most meetings are an exercise in mental masturbation – where egos are stroked and discussions had, but there is no real debate or the making of an actual decision.
May 2019 Monthly Musing Whether high school or college, students around the world are graduating. Some will go on to further their education, some will enter the job market – many for the first time. More likely than not, the job the get will not be their ideal job or their last job, but the
April 2019 Monthly Musing It’s that time of year again – golf season. I play golf, I don’t work golf. There is nothing more satisfying than hitting the ball well. I know, because it happens so infrequently for me that each is memorable. In fact, I call my clubs “weapons of grass reduction.” The Germans
March 2019 Monthly Musing Why do we assume more words, and a more complex vocabulary is better? Why should we write a 500-word essay when 150-words (or fewer) will get the same information across? Many problems could be avoided if we just learned to communicate in a plain manner so as to be easily