Sight or Insight

Sight or Insight

Sometimes a simple comment from an unsuspecting source in an unplanned location reveals an eye-opening reminder. The combination of all three may be what makes it immediately apparent and so memorable. I was recently at one of my favorite regular destinations, The...
Calculating Division

Calculating Division

In my early days of school, I never was the biggest fan of the so-called long-division. I don’t even know if they still teach long-division with those gridded layouts built as you work your way down through the problem.  A calculator gets you there much faster.  Yet,...
Fool’s Gold

Fool’s Gold

I have never been a big fan of April Fool’s Day for one simple reason. Yep, you guessed it. I most always seem to forget and fall for the foolishness! This year was no exception. I have some friends that live for their intentional annual creative misdirects. And then...
The Lure of Illusion

The Lure of Illusion

This past weekend, I was in Las Vegas to deliver a presentation. You can’t go to Vegas without adding a little time for play. So, on Sunday I took in my second NHL Vegas Knights hockey game and, with a couple hours to spare, we took a long walk down the Strip enjoying...
Contextual Connection

Contextual Connection

It seems there’s a paradox at play. Our world is more connected, through our reach of communication and access to travel, than ever in the history of the human race. Our speed of change and disruption is unprecedented and exponentially increasing. We’re not only...
Time to Get Quacking

Time to Get Quacking

My oldest brother, Mark, majored in music composition and subsequently spent his professional life in the music industry. I don’t know if his exact title was music arranger, but that was how I thought of him.  He arranged music … more specifically he arranged musical...