Us vs. Them

Think back…centuries ago, millennia ago.  We were once 1 people.  We looked alike; we sounded alike; we all lived in the same community.  The community got too big to sustain and we needed to split off.  No problem.  It was like cell mitosis.  Some of us had to move to greener pastures for the benefit […]

What’s really out there?

Laws of Thermodynamics…Inertia.  If it’s moving, it keeps moving, and if it isn’t, it doesn’t.  The dense dust and gas in the Orion nebula is 600 ATOMS per cubic centimeter.  Would there be enough energy or interaction between atoms to merit a change in behavior of these atoms?  Do these atoms move?  Do they move […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–FIRED!

I’ve been fired.  Multiple times.  Multiple businesses and schools.  Business firings are different than school firings.  You may be “downsized” or laid off.  You might be fired for cause or RIF’ed.  The HR department asks you to step into the conference room where there’s a mahogany table with a very prominent box of Kleenex near […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership –Premonition

via Daily Prompt: Premonition How do Leaders seem to have premonitions?  They see patterns of behavior, of conditions, of surroundings.  They see emotional trends.  When you’re a mom, you know that your oldest child is protective around his playmates.  You can have premonitions of him grabbing a younger child and keeping him from running out […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–Deconstructing Yesterday II

“Yesterday” Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday.Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be. There’s a shadow hanging over me. Oh, yesterday came suddenly.Why she had to go? I don’t know, she wouldn’t say. I said something […]