Maybe it is Time to…Think Again: Rethinking as a Way to Move Forward – (With appreciation to Adam grant, and Daniel Kahneman)

Last week, I spoke at the Garland Scottish Rite Club, at their service to install their officers for 2023.  My former colleague, Karl Krayer, was installed as their President for this year. Karl asked me to speak on Rethinking as the Way to Move Forward.  I took some highlights from my synopsis handout for the Read More

My synopsis of Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation by Linda Villarosa  is Today, Thursday, January 19, 12:30 pm, over Zoom – Come Join Us – And, here is my synopsis handout

A special encouragement to attend today’s session, January 19, 2023, on Zoom. Today’s book, Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation by Linda Villarosa . Please join us. All details below. ———— If you have an open lunch time window Today, Thursday, January 19, 12:30 pm (CST), I am presenting my Read More

Injustice Anywhere is a Treat to Justice Everywhere – The Words of Dr. King from a Jail Cell, for Martin Luther King Day

 (I thank Brad DeLong for the simple idea that on Martin Luther King Day, maybe we should simply share Dr. King’s most powerful words, with little added comment). ——————– One note:  In Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63 by Taylor Branch, the story is told that in that meeting in 1963, while Read More

Back to the Basics – An essential part of any business success – (With an announcement coming soon)

What are the basics? Reading, writing, and arithmetic.  That’s the old summary of the basics:  the three “Rs: Reading, ‘Riting, and ‘Rithmetic.” Sometimes, folks refer to the “fundamentals” instead of the “basics.” But, here’s the thing. Get the basics, the fundamentals, right, and you’ve got a chance to successfully build on that foundation.  Get them Read More

Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology by Chris Miller – Here are my Six Lessons and Takeaways

Members of Congress would no doubt have been furious had they learned that DARPA—ostensibly a defense agency—was wining and dining professors of computer science as they theorized about chip design. But it was efforts like these that shrank transistors, discovered new uses for semiconductors, drove new customers to buy them, and funded the subsequent generation Read More