December 2015

The greatest gift on earth is presence. Being present means showing up physically, and devoting your undivided attention (emotionally, mentally, and spiritually) to another human being. It is being there for another person when they’re facing the worst day of their life. It is being there with someone in their most triumphant moment. It is [...]

A week or so ago, I held a case structuring contest. I showed a TV interview of a U.S. college student leader arguing that all university student debt should be forgiven and that college tuition be free to students. The person being interviewed was unprepared and didn't propose a well reasoned or structured argument. So [...]