Categories
Inspiration

An hour and a comfort zone

Top Disney Customer Service speakers

(photo: The Harvard of Customer Service training?)

What is the meaning of life? My high school classmate’s (Lorie Sheffer) son Ian (and daughter-in-law Michelle) is featured as the moderator for a talk by Edward O. Wilson, who is a professor emeritus at Harvard University and the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes. His many books include, “The Future of Life” and “The Social Conquest of Earth.”

The clip here is worth watching, but only if you have an hour and only if having your convictions seriously challenged is something you enjoy.

Next Blog

Categories
Day To Day

The brilliance in day to day living is in doing it one day at a time

Two adult and two young Florida Sand Hill Cranes
Daily survival and reproduction are the daily goals

 

The brilliance in day to day living is in doing it one day at a time.

It’s no more complex, nor simpler than that.

Yet we’re practically experts at messing it up.

Next Blog

 

Categories
One Question A Day?

The one question that angers people more than just about any other?

Finland Summer ild flowers
The answer is as simple and complex as a wild flower

 

The one question that angers people more than just about any other?

When someone sincerely, and expectantly, asks us, “What is the meaning of life?”, we react as if someone has walked into our home and caught us naked.

Instead, what if we were sitting on our front porch, anxiously and excitedly awaiting their arrival, with a clean house and a delicious meal already prepared?

Next Blog

 

Categories
Dear Son

To Love And Be Loved

Family.

Dear Son, plain and simple: The meaning of life is to love and be loved. Everything else is just a matter of personal style.

Next Blog

Categories
End Of The First Year

It All Comes Down to This

With so much to say, where does a person start?  Well, if you’re a runner, it’s easy, you start at the starting line.  But if you’re not a runner and you’re several decades into your life and your job or career, then what?

Then maybe start here, in Lane 8:

There, I said it. Hope this doesn’t scare anyone off. It is what it is.