My professional life plays out on two extremes. In the morning, I record audiobooks. In the evening, I am the PA announcer for a baseball team. There could not be a more vivid study in contrasts.
One of the smartest things a person can say is, “I don’t know how to do _____ and I’m going to call someone who does.”
It beats the crap out of saying, “I don’t know how to do _______ and I’m going to poke around for hours (or days) and end up with a final result […]
I just finished reading Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird.
Or, should I say, I just finished having Sissy Spacek read it to me?
I love books. Always have. Some of my earliest memories are of a bookshelf in the basement apartment my folks rented in San Francisco. The bottom shelf was where my books were. I must have […]
Clarity in conversation–written and verbal–is something I see as a way of reducing confusion and improving outcomes. If conversation clarity is something you'd like to tackle, here's an exercise that will help you get started:
Because things are so automated these days, it is too easy for us to pound thoughts into our keyboards, without really thinking about them. And, just like hot-house tomatoes, our end-product suffers for lack of time to ripen.