I can't speak for other countries, but Americans are obessed with time. What time is it? How long does it take to get there? How long is it going to take? Buy this latest calendar/planner - it's guaranteed to change your life and make you a multi-millionaire! (Sarcasm alert) Let me tell you two stories … Continue reading Time – What Time Is It?
In the previous post, we talked about how it is important to push back against confusion and misunderstanding. We talked about how it's important to push back against those because if we can clear up confusion and misunderstanding, it's easier to push back against evil. Why? Because evil likes to create confusion. Evil likes to … Continue reading Getting Smart
(This was originally written for the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Social Media blog when I was on the External Advisory Committee there.) (This was originally written in 2011 – before certain political figures and television “former” stars gave Twitter a bit of a black eye so to speak). Many people think that the only thing … Continue reading Twitter and the Earthquake in Haiti
So, I live on the west side of Michigan - about 30 minutes from Lake Michigan. There's a school on the other side of the state where an adoptive mom teaches - she has two children from Haiti and I consider her a friend. When I was working for the orphanage, she asked me if … Continue reading 200 Colored Buttons and 4 Cans of Diet Coke
In June of 2003, my wife and I got on a plane in Miami bound for Port Au Prince, Haiti. We forgot to pack our comfort zone. Left that back in Michigan. Our intention at that point was to spend a week volunteering at an orphanage and eventually adopt from them. I had never been … Continue reading Comfort Zone? Uh, yeah, I didn’t pack that…..