December 2016

My life is beautiful. My life has always been beautiful. To be more precise, there have always been parts of my life that have been beautiful — whether or not I was aware of this is another matter entirely. Consider the possibility that... Your life is beautiful. Your life has always been beautiful. In many [...]

A year ago, I started taking classes in improvisational comedy. Unlike stand-up comedy, where a comedian memorizes an entire show and performs it for his audience, improv comedians get on stage having no idea what they will say or do. Performers ask for inspiration from the audience, such as: "name a person you know, an [...]

In many corporate cultures, the validity of any idea is often dependent on the authority level of the person who said it. The best idea doesn’t win. The idea that came from the boss’s mouth is the one that wins. The problem is that sometimes the boss is wrong. This is one reason why one [...]