Learn The Other F Word

95% of America (and 80% of my household) watches the oddballs like me and they wonder: How can you guys possibly sit there and watch golf on TV? B-O-R-I-N-G!  But if watching golf must have some redeeming value, I will say that watching The Masters this weekend completely coincided with a line I read in a … Continued

Why is it so hard to get people to take initiative?

I asked my students this question: “How many times were you told to take a risk or break a rule by a teacher in a classroom?” “Call it out,” I said, and I cupped my hand behind my ear and looked down to concentrate on the answers. I heard, “0,0,1,0,0,never,once,twice,zero,zero,never,once or twice.” “Isn’t that amazing?” … Continued