I never understood why, when someone dies, people flock to the scene to claim possession of the trinkets of the deceased. I just don't get it. I remember when my grandmother died and four people were fighting for her punch bowl. A fucking punch bowl! When the hell are you ever going to need a … Continue reading Why Do We Grasp for Dead People’s Possessions?
Sometimes, the problem isn’t the problem and solving for X won't get you to Y … or, why. Finding the right solution takes care. Care to question linear thinking, to step back, observe, process information, allow for imagination, trust your instincts, and try to connect dots. Then you have to be so bold as to … Continue reading Can You Make My Daughter Taller?
There I was, seat 21D, flying home from my annual performance review. I got a nice bonus and was feeling pretty good. I was surrounded by a group of people who worked for a large corporation and apparently they had a damn good year, considering this conversation: “I got a Porsche. What am I going … Continue reading Threshold of Happiness