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Learning: The 30-day Social Media Break I Didn’t Know I Needed

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Churchill I went on a three week vacation/work trip and I did all of the things. I went to L.A., San Francisco, Oakland – had a one-day reprieve at home in Austin, Texas, and then trekked across the pond for work to London, Belfast, and Vilnius, Lithuania, back to … Continue reading Learning: The 30-day Social Media Break I Didn’t Know I Needed

Make Your Mark (Stop Focusing on the Wrong S%$#)

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”  – Mark Twain Focus is one of the many mysteries known to man. We all know what it is to be “focused”, but maintaining focus in one’s life is one of the greatest mysteries, because just when we think we are focused, in an instant that moment of focus can be lost. Whether … Continue reading Make Your Mark (Stop Focusing on the Wrong S%$#)

Denying That We Have a Race Problem is Un-American (The Monday Fits)

The events of Ferguson have a lot of people doing, saying, spewing all kinds of love, hate, and fear to each other in their homes, at work, and all over social media. These actions are fueled by life experiences that shape their perspective in one way or another. However, after seeing what some people choose to share, I’m realizing sometimes the quote, “Your perception is your … Continue reading Denying That We Have a Race Problem is Un-American (The Monday Fits)