"It's much better for me to do this than for young people to do it." "This is my legacy time." I just heard these words from a man by the name of Dr. John Kahler as he was being interviewed on the NPR radio program Here & Now. Dr. Kahler is a co-founder of an… Continue reading Owning Our Legacy Time
From The Explorer, by Rudyard Kipling, 1898 “THERE’S no sense in going further—it’s the edge of cultivation,” So they said, and I believed it—broke my land and sowed my crop— Built my barns and strung my fences in the little border station Tucked away below the foothills where the trails run out and stop. Till… Continue reading The Whisper
The question is how much you want to change it and how. The following stanza is from a poem titled, Indispensable Man, by Saxon White Kessinger Take a bucket and fill it with water, Put your hand in it up to the wrist, Pull it out and the hole that’s remaining Is a measure of… Continue reading Yes, you do change the world.
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.… Continue reading Death and Taxes, Part 2 of 2
"Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." -- Benjamin Franklin It's quite amazing actually - the power that familiar… Continue reading Death and Taxes, Part 1 of 2
Pictured above: Tom Peters It was the Fall of 2003. I was attending a Tech Learning conference in New York City, hosted in a hotel right on Times Square. The keynote speaker for the conference was Tom Peters, a celebrated speaker, writer, and business consultant of the time. Known for his energetic and provocative style,… Continue reading “The world needs what you have to offer.”