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Who Are You? (Part 1?)

August 22, 2014


Who are you?  Pete Townsend Who are you anyway?  Joe Jackson The world will ask you who you are, and if you do not have an answer, the world will tell you. [1] I have accomplished next to nothing today.  It is difficult to write that knowing that I intend to put this out on […]

Annoyance, Irritation, and Oblivion

May 16, 2014


Obliviousness, is that a word?  If not, I am claiming it.  Here’s my working definition: the state of being unaware of what is happening around one’s self or a lack of awareness of one’s impact on others.  We know what it looks like, right?  1) You are in the supermarket and someone has their cart […]

Different Rules – Credit vs. Blame

July 5, 2013


Those of you who know me (and those who have read my bio) know that I was a banker for 25 years.  In 2001 and 2002, I was a market sales manager for the North San Diego market of a large bank.  The market consisted of about 40 branches led by a consumer market executive […]

Extend Yourself Some Grace

June 21, 2013


“You’re only human; you’re allowed to make your share of mistakes.”  Billy Joel “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes, it rains.”  Nook LaLoosh My last post, “Internal Versus External Responsibility,” asserted that we each have a certain bent when assigning the credit for good outcomes or the blame for bad outcomes.  We are […]