I’m from Ohio but I’ve never been very much into college football. Not sure why but I’ve always leaned towards the NFL. So it was with the feeling of driving-past- the-scene of –a-bad-car-accident that I watched the Penn State scandal unfold last year. I glanced … [Read more...] about What can we learn from the NCAA’s Punishment of Penn State?
Archives for July 2012
Like Tom Hanks in You've got mail, I tend to think that many situations in life can be helped with friendly advice from The Godfather: Difficulty signing a candidate? "Make him an offer he can't refuse" Not sure what to bring for lunch? “Leave the gun. Take the … [Read more...] about This is business, not personal
I'm starting to think that the word "No" is a pretty powerful word. I've heard in the past that "Yes" is a far better word, that it endears you to people, that it makes you appear flexible, and that you are more "likable" (whatever that is or means). I'm not sure … [Read more...] about Repeat after me: No
I just finished reading George Anders phenomenal book titled The Rare Find and I am totally geeked on talent. From a practical standpoint this is a great book because it is relatively short (240 or so pages when you exclude the footnotes), it is very well written and it is a … [Read more...] about The Rare Find
As a regular watcher of Mad Men, I thought this season was a little slow but I loved the background theme that emphasized change: the civil rights movement, women’s rights, the Vietnam War, all of the characters lives were affected in some form or another by social or personal … [Read more...] about You were there once