“Who’re your influences?” This was the question Jimmy Rabbitte posed to each prospect interviewing to join the “World’s hardest working band,” The Commitments, in the 1991 film adapted from Roddy Doyle‘s classic novel. The Commitments is a great (albeit profane) cultural snapshot of the pre-Celtic Tiger Ireland I first encountered as a missionary in January … Read more
In 2008, I read Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds. Essentially, it is about making slideshow presentations more powerful, more focused, more interesting and more effective. (I think this book should be mandatory for all students and business presenters.) It is also about the value of simplicity. Simplicity is not easy, but it is powerful and … Read more
Ghandi said I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. What has mainstream Christanity done to be branded as hypocrites?
Is shareholder capitalism being replaced by stakeholder and labor preference? Obama seems to think it should.
Okay, so both of my readers (me and my wife) have now made it through that first post. One of us isn’t sure if this fractured approach is a good idea. I mean all these topics are going to be distracting and … well c’mon get to the point already. I’m going with the shotgun … Read more