As part of a performance review process, Pinon Management (my former company), always included a self-evaluation. Its purpose was to allow the employee the right Read more
“Truth and non-violence are as old as the hills.” (Mahatma Gandhi)
The Latin genesis of the word protest is pro(forth, publicly), and testari (assert). To Read more
There were three men, in the autumn of their lives, materialistically well-off, yet vacuous of purpose. They had spent enormous energy on sowing and then Read more
Leadership has innumerable definitions, qualities, and permutations. Some are demagogic or authoritarian. Others are more servant and equalitarian oriented.
Power is the underlying authority that Read more
The freedom of expression is sacrosanct to any open and free society. The rise of social media could enhance this freedom, providing more people with Read more
I was on the operating table, my children, my girlfriend, the beauty of the world, could I peacefully let it all go? Did I even Read more
There are many forms of leadership: authoritarian, fear-based, on one end of the spectrum; servant, empowering, inclusive on the other.
The former relies on might, Read more
The genesis of this short piece occurred back in March of 2013 while working on a particularly introspective, and very personal chapter of my memoir Oh Read more
An announcement from my editor showing the cover art for my soon to be released book, Musings + Art from Elderhood, illustrated by my friend Read more
I ended the sublime phone call with a dear friend, a woman possessing angelic awareness, with a quip. “You have a Southern accent and I Read more