Appreciation / Authenticity / Change / Character / Courage / Diversity / Empowerment / Inspirational / Responsibility / Virtues

Mettle to Metal

In the days ahead, let's try to remember the reason for these games. The celebration of excellence through great physical and mental endeavor. All of these athletes have invested countless hours and sacrificed much to spend as few as seconds taking their skill to the highest possible heights. Often fate is a bad patch of … Continue reading

Change / Community / Decision Making / Leadership / Technology / Work/Life Balance

The #Future Arrives at Dawn

From the moment you knock off work until the light of the next morning, countless millions of people have spent your evening hours and sleep time aggressively changing everything about your world.  Every night, night after night. Every dawn brings much more than a new day.  As you arrive at work, processes have changed, new … Continue reading

Accountability / Change / Courage / Decision Making / Innovation / Research / Service to Others

The Tragic Story Behind the Semmelweis Effect

Science and medicine are often entwined in politics and ego, but the most dramatic example was the life of Ignaz Semmelweis, an Austrian physician in the 1840s.  His simple observation and analysis saved hundreds of children — but prejudice and tradition overshadowed his discovery and countless thousands died. Semmelweis was an obstetrician who observed that … Continue reading

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#Millenials: Find the #Moment

“There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment.  A person’s life is a succession of moment after moment. When one fully understands the present moment, there will be nothing else to do and nothing else to pursue.” This are the brilliant words of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, author of Hagukure or The … Continue reading

Change / Innovation

I #Sing the #Body #Electronic

As the digital revolution spins off new and incredible products and services I take pause to consider the incredible inventory of stuff that we did not know we needed and soon will be unable to live without. Innovations don’t always have an obvious market and naysayers love to condemn before fully understanding that people want … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Everything Is So Damn Hard

Life seems so complicated, so challenging, so competitive today. Too fast. Too furious. And, frankly, it is. As we stumble towards Singularity, much evolves and with evolution comes rapid technology transitions, societal upheavals, climate change, political unrest, economic uncertainty, career anxiety and a tremendous amount of apathy. All this contributes to friction. In physics, it … Continue reading

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The Eve of Disruption

It was 69 years ago today.  The largest single military armada in history departed England for the shores of France.  The Allied military coalition, unprecedented in the annals of recorded history, initiated the catalytic punch that would ultimately bring Nazi Germany to an end. The Soviets were pushing the Nazis hard and making great strides in … Continue reading