I didn’t watch the James Comey or Jeff Sessions hearings. Caught the highlights at night. Senators hovering in elevated seats, staring down at the solitary witness with an imperious stance. Probing, probing, probing, probing.
I think of the word “probe.” Russia probe. Watergate probe. (more…)
Barbara Corcoran gets it, I think to myself.
Corcoran is a judge on the tv program “Shark Tank,” mega-entrepreneur, and a legend in Manhattan real estate. And she “gets” the how-I-know-I-want-you-on-my-team considerations.
When Corcoran hires she doesn’t read (more…)
Ever had a moment when you suddenly agree with someone even though your gut tells you s/he is dead wrong? When you submit to group consensus even though you believe the group is blatantly ignoring clear and contradictory evidence?
Research presented by Robert M. (more…)
Patience can be hard.
I was reminded of it at the start of this year as my 92-year-old mom had her stroke, and I was suddenly thrust into taking care of every single aspect of her life. I was reminded of it the year I lived on the tiny island of Tobago, a place where time comes to a halt and (more…)
I’m a talker. Half-way decent listener as well, I hope.
And I INTENSELY dislike small talk. Small talk is the incessant chatter about nothing. The endless skimming of the surface. Where everything we say is inconsequential and instantly forgotten.
Yadda yadda yadda yadda. (more…)