Over the weekend, two New York Times (credit to SI’s Richard Deitsch for highlighting these links on his Media Matters column this week) articles about unemployment in Europe and here in the United States, reaffirms my belief that the middle class is extinct, or on the verge of it…and it is time to create a … More No Room At The Workplace
I thought I said my peace with it, but it feels like I’m talking to a wall. In 2010, I wrote that I am my own health care system. I wrote this in response to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I need to do what I need to do to take care … More Now, It’s Time to See If It Works
Sheep. They stick together, graze together, and if one goes, then all of them go the same way. It’s the human version of silo thinking. When you think a certain way, then it’s hard to open your mind to listen, read, or see different ideas or viewpoints. But in life, you don’t have to follow … More Don’t Follow The Sheep
“The American Dream” is a national ethos of the United States in which freedom includes a promise of the possibility of prosperity and success. In the definition of the American Dream by James Truslow Adams in 1931, “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or … More The Death (or the Evolution) of “The American Dream”?
I couldn’t help but to be amused by the “birthers” and the ongoing debate over President Obama and whether he was born in the U.S., and if he’s a full-blooded American. One thing came to mind earlier today that I thought he should have done, but a great friend of mine, Sam Burt, suggested a … More Had the Prez Did This Instead…
I watched The Masters this weekend and there’s a pet peeve that I have to get off of my chest, if you don’t mind. I’m so tired of hearing this phrase… “(Submit player or team) is back.” “Tiger’s back!” “The Huskers are back!” Yes, they are back, but it’s different. There is … More “Don’t Call it a Comeback”
I need help. I can’t think of another way in putting this out there but I will. Fundraising and talking is something I have feared for a long time. I hate asking for money and public speaking is something I can’t do at all. Marketing, well, I couldn’t market or sell you a lemon torte, … More The Health of the Organization