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Entries from March 25th, 2010

They can’t get the best of you unless you let ’em

March 25th, 2010 · 31 Comments · Potpourri

I wrote a new “Hire Me To Manage Your IT” craigslist ad. It was (if I do say so myself) beautiful. Honest, respectful, and up-front. Anybody could read it and know that I could help them out, without getting the sense that I felt they had to. Fees and expectations were expressed, along with my […]

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Leadership: Collaboration or Debate?

March 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Potpourri

This entry has been stewing for quite a while. Almost three decades, I would almost-but-not-quite argue. I don’t debate. I have considered joining debate teams and clubs in the past, but something always kept me from doing so. It has taken me years to figure out what that something was, and now I have it: […]

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Fifteen Complicated Things Everyone Should Do Without Seeking To

March 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Potpourri

Develop an addiction and defeat it with the help of someone you love. Disagree with a physician’s diagnosis or prescription and realize that such an event should not happen most times you visit a physician. Watch a wealthy person confidently walk away without looking back after pressing the “auto-close” button on a door or hatch […]

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