Spin the spotlight around

Spin the spotlight around

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   You hear people talk about how much they need to tell their story. It’s burning in them, this experience they had, and they’re driven to share it with the world. It’s such a relief to stop keeping it all bottled up...
Making the Most of Your Gimme

Making the Most of Your Gimme

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   Everybody who speaks (which is to say, everybody) has a gimme. In golf, a gimme is a shot you don’t have to take—it just counts automatically. Golfers grant a gimme when one of them has a ball only a few...
Get A Hobby?

Get A Hobby?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   You keep hearing about companies postponing plans to bring people back to the office. There’s so much COVID-confusion, it’s tough to figure out how to keep employees safe. And we’ve all seen the advantages of...
Time To Stop The Crazy Cycle?

Time To Stop The Crazy Cycle?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   You know I’ve been concerned lately about free-floating vitriol around us. Health care workers screaming about rules requiring vaccinations. Politicians saying horrible things to and about each other. Parents...
Can We Calm The Corona Crazy?

Can We Calm The Corona Crazy?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   Apparently, I was a bit naïve. Way back in May of 2020, I was saying if we just gave each other a little grace, the free-floating crankiness out there would settle down.  You might remember my very sound...
Working Together Apart

Working Together Apart

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   Is friendship fading? That’s one conclusion from recent research on loneliness. (TL/dr – there are a lot of lonely Americans these days.) And it’s not just because of the pandemic-related restrictions on gathering...