Category Archives: Beauty

Honor to Whom Honor is Due!


In running a team, managers learn to identify where each employee is on the big picture/granular continuum. Many people are toward one end of the spectrum or the other with a predictable deficit that tarnishes their strength. I’m the guy who … Continue reading

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Thunderfoot Part 2


A month or so ago, when Mary Jo joined us, we did a musical chairs routine with the apartments that was absolutely unjustifiable in business terms.  It was totally done on the basis of my judgment of what I thought … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Learned from Dad


1.     Move the ball.  Always. We lived in Quatipuru from 1964 to 1969.  It was a small farming/fishing town of less than 2,000 people, 20 miles up the eponymous river from the Atlantic coast.  There was a dirt road connecting it … Continue reading

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Lucy the Noble Subject


My daughter, the fourth generation Prophet, graced us with sundry gems during her time in our home.  One that I cherish the most was when she was working at the bike shop. She came to work on time (of course).  … Continue reading

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Was THAT Honorable?


I had occasion to be in a new hardware store recently looking for an unusual faucet configuration.  I was assisted by Ruth.  She was quite young, diminutive and demure – not the stereotypical plumbing expert. She did however, manage to … Continue reading

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Surprised by Emotions


Monday morning.  4:15 a.m.  Alarm goes off.  Shower. Pack.  Rental car.  Richmond Airport.  Long lines at security.  Board the first flight.  Short answers to 22 e-mails.  Land early at DFW.  Off to the Admiral’s Club.  Send e-mails.  Get more.  Grind … Continue reading

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