My dad was an athlete, and he let me choose what type of past times I wanted to follow while offering to teach me about sports. I did for a bit, but since I was not particularly interested in it I went with music instead. But I can take some of what he taught me […]Read more "Follow through to the finish."
I have some experience with music, and one of the things that amazes me is how musical conductors can keep time despite everyone doing something… different. Every time the orchestra varies their playing speed to something different from the conductor, they are technically making a mistake, opening up the possibility that everything is disjointed in […]Read more "Practicing composure"
Helping people is great. Especially when training people to be more capable or when they have a problem. Most of what I do on a daily basis is entry level problem solving, most of what everyone does on a daily basis is entry level problem solving. By this I mean there’s a problem and you […]Read more "Over Dependence"
A while ago I was part of a “Let’s get to know other people in the online community” chat were we pretty much played twenty questions. So it got to be my turn and I was asked what I never leave the house without. I thought a little bit and settled on ” A pocket […]Read more "A Different View of Tools."
A legitimate Nigerian herbalist asked to join a Facebook group that I manage and inspired me to think about why witch doctors and snake oil salesmen are so successful. For the most part the average consumer is lazy, I’m guilty of this. I don’t want to put forth the effort to find every single thing […]Read more "Witch Doctors and Snake Oil."
I’m going to take on a darker and grittier tone today and channel the Mercenary, from my Lessons of a Mercenary course. And today’s topic is the gritty world of business. The world of business and the world of fighting mirror each other a lot. They both are cutthroat in their own rights and take […]Read more "Hard Business"
There are a couple of meaning for the word tourist, and not all of them actually apply to the definition of tourist. The two main ways I will be using tourist in this post deal with sight-see-ers and people who don’t know what they’re doing (or make easy prey) Being a tourist can mean someone […]Read more "I am not a tourist"