#40 – Explain About the Thread

“The Way It Is” There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is hard for others to see. While you hold it you can’t get lost. Tragedies happen; people get hurt or die;Continue reading “#40 – Explain About the Thread”

When is it due?

Have you ever had “Just get it to me whenever you can” turn into “Why haven’t you finished that yet!?!”? Both the requestor and the producer are complicit in this failure of agreement. The former needs to provide a clear deadline, even if it’s a best guess, and the producer needs to request one before agreeing toContinue reading “When is it due?”

Things I know nothing about

I won’t bore you but the list is long. I used to think I had to be perceived as knowing things even when I didn’t. That facade was grueling to maintain and so easily pierced. Today, I enjoy saying, “I don’t know” or “That’s cool, tell me more about that” or “Beats me, what doContinue reading “Things I know nothing about”