Category Archives: Opinion

Is it Time to Run the Table?

Confidence is the one of the most important strengths we can have. Knowing that you can do something before you start does more than set expectations, it helps you to complete the task. You can take my word for that … Continue reading

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Eight More Laws

I don’t know why Twitter decided to “notify” me that someone favorited a tweet of mine over 500 days ago but of course I had to look. I was writing about behaviors that should be banned. I had eight of … Continue reading

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If We Were Having a Beer

You would take a sip of whatever you’re drinking, look over at me and say “how many friends of a different race did your parents have?” “Whaaa?” “Seriously, that was one of the questions some bonehead in Seattle wanted your … Continue reading

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Consider Mentoring

One of the things that hasn’t changed much since the mid-70s when I graduated from college is the notion that college is an artificial environment and that college graduates don’t understand the “real world” in which they are trying to … Continue reading

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Lent by Addition

I have thought about this post several years during Lent, but I have procrastinated to a point well beyond Easter for two reasons. First, I’ve never really touched on religion on this blog. Second, I don’t want to draw undeserved … Continue reading

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Empty Tables – Because We Can

One of the emerging family traditions in our house is for my daughter and I to play a board game when she is visiting for a holiday. A couple of years ago, I got lucky and found the “Pittsburgh Edition” … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Here we are at the start of another year, a time for review, regrets, predictions and resolutions. Well, maybe review. I don’t let the seeds of regret germinate. I don’t have a crystal ball and I don’t make resolutions. The … Continue reading

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