Nominal Leadership

For much of my career, I would find myself angry with leaders who placed their personal interests above all else, whose courage failed them when faced with great needs for showing leadership, [...]

Workplace Happiness

I like, so many of those of you reading this post, grew up in a culture where it is relatively easy to seek out and experience pleasure in many ways.  The very air is full of free and cheap [...]

Weak in the Knees

There are only two people on this planet now who make me go weak in the knees in abject admiration when in their presence:  Nikki Giovanni and Norm Kerth.  They, in many ways, are not alike.  [...]

Character References

30 years ago, even 20 years ago, it was common to be asked to provide two personal references and two professional references when you applied for a job with a company with which you were not [...]