Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 25

Tune Up Those Community Fibers

Community is what defines us, in so many ways. We are shaped, inspired, challenged, and even celebrated through out connection to community. But too often this shaping requires a little adjustment, some “re-shaping.”  Like Herman Melville explained, “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.”  I believe it …

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Mar 14

Band Breakup? No Worries, Just Go Solo.

We have all been there. A grant runs out, and so therefore does your program position. The company calls that “All Hands” meeting just so that they can tell you that the firm is about to “right-size” – and you’re apparently not the right size at all. Or your business partner starts whining to you, …

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Mar 08

Snowquester? Noquester.

This was a tough last couple of days here in Washington, DC for members of the meteorological society.  Weathermen (and women) from across the region (along with those of the famed “The Weather Channel”) spouted off about the impending doom and gloom of a MONSTER March snowstorm, with inches upon inches cascading down throughout the …

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Mar 04

Music Makes The Intro

A couple I know was recently on a vacation. Upon returning to us here in the Real World, I asked how the time was with their R&R. “Good, but we needed someone like you there. We didn’t talk to anyone and kind of kept to ourselves. You know how you are? You’d talk to anyone.” …

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