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Forgiveness; Not What I Had Planned
It should have been a simple event. There should have been no stress, just relaxed fun with a group I enjoy spending time with. On
The Big Lie: Giving Must Hurt
Then comes a discussion of ethics, or our shared capacity for reason and empathy. It’s this capacity which enables us to make decisions based on what is right and wrong. Ethics is the framework that guides us in making decisions, and doing the right thing should be the minimum we expect from each other—giving included.
My Decision-Making Super-Power is Not What You May Think
When I left you last week, I was standing in the basement of my 200-year-old house, with water falling through the floorboards after a pipe
A Burst Pipe and My Big Fat Maine Decision
Standing in the basement with water splashing everywhere, I felt panic inch it’s way up my spine. I was conscious of a decision requiring my attention. It was even more important than the calls I was planning to my insurance agent and contractor. The decision demanding resolution was….
Positive Intelligence + What Would Jimmy Carter Do?
It was late in the 1950s, and a Navy officer, fresh out of Annapolis, was hours into an interview with the admiral who single-handedly created the world’s first nuclear Navy through sheer willpower and determination. No one worked on one of his atomic subs who had not survived one of his interviews….
Could Surgery Remove My Shame?
The nightmare of standing on a stage, under bright performance lights, as the curtain rises and realizing that you are stark naked is more common than people imagine.