Browsing All posts tagged under »wisdom«

Called to Fall

March 12, 2013

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Half a year and most of a lifetime ago our world turned inside-out. With the passing of months, the thought of it still awakens a creeping paralysis in my gut, a dark void that yawns threateningly after us. I have to take hold of myself and shake myself free every time. Mike is gone. We failed. Last Fall, a […]

Ask and Ye Shall Receive

February 20, 2012

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I awakened this morning from a troubling dream, an occurrence that I find less troubling all the time. Troubling dreams are memorable, disruptive, and unsettling. It is good to be unsettled, stirred up, and focused anew on forgotten things. It creates innovation in our economy – forcing better products, increasing the efficiency of our lives, […]

Sucker’s Choice

November 26, 2011

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There’s a pair of famous ethical dilemmas (the Trolley Problem) that is presented to young philosophy students that irritates the life out of me every time I even think about it. If you’d like to hear a Harvard professor who’s taught this dilemma for 30 years, you can watch the lecture here. Why they’re clapping is […]

Feedback

May 16, 2011

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Constructive Criticism. Helpful advice. Wise observations. Personal reaction that helps us retool our product or our process to have greater impact. Whether we are a company looking at how to expand into a new market or one person just trying to navigate life, we are wise to consider good feedback. In the weekly class I […]