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Looking Back

Jul
25
Posted at 10:07 pm

Have you ever wondered what you’d do in a moment of crisis? How you’d respond to a terrorist on the plane, or a fire on the 13th floor, or a guy wearing a clown mask and waving a gun while you’re standing in line at the bank? Stephanie Davies knows. The 21-year-old faced such a [...]

Jul
19
Posted at 11:56 pm

The morning was cold and cloudy.  A light rain fell, chilling the air.  The car’s windshield wipers beat a slow, steady rhythm, a pounding dirge to accompany the somberness of my soul. It was the morning I had been dreading, the morning I hoped would never come.  I was on the way to the doctor’s [...]

Jul
13
Posted at 9:14 pm

By any measure, Clayton Christensen is a successful man. He is a professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School. He is a best-selling author. He is the founder of a thriving management consulting and investment firm. In other words, he’s doing well. There are probably a lot of reasons for that. He was [...]

Jul
05
Posted at 10:42 pm

I’m sitting here tonight in my comfortable office chair in my air conditioned house, sipping a Diet Dr Pepper, munching on Cheetos and watching the news on TV while I type a few words here and there. This is what I call “working.” “Honey, tomorrow is garbage pick up day,” my wife says, catching me [...]