What if I accepted that I really don’t know?

I see the world through my eyes, or maybe more accurately, through my beliefs about how things are or should be. Conversations turn to arguments and my ears to cement where nothing new can penetrate. I’m becoming aware of how often I use conversations to argue for the...

Our Statement on Caring

Where are we as a company regarding race, equity, social justice, following the golden rule, caring, caring about “the least of these,” caring about anybody, caring and reaching out? There is the statement, “We do not discriminate on the basis of…” and “We hold these...
(Day 21) A Leader’s Private Thoughts

(Day 21) A Leader’s Private Thoughts

Low, low, low. The bottom. The blues. Just don’t feel like it. Knee hurts, back hurts, people’s voices too loud. Low, low, low. The system of a down. Low pressure moving in, the front is coming, an affront to my sensibilities, an assault on my chronic optimism. Tired...
Got Mistakes? Clean Up Matters.

Got Mistakes? Clean Up Matters.

Standing before the computer screen that serves as a cash register in the self-service lane at my local Kroger.  Modern tills are more data managers than anything else. The idea of a cash box long pushed aside by a card-carrying society that doesn’t really know...