Tag: business

awareness

Gradual Truth

I read somewhere that the truth dazzles gradually. It seems apparent that this is only a half-truth in itself, but it does ring true with my concept of the truth earworm, and that a perspective rooted in reality inevitably spreads. I’ve worked with a number of people that had “impeccable” reputations.  They were looked up …

politics

Patience, Part 2

Maybe it’s because I’ve passed forty.  Maybe it’s because I am a combination of stunted growth and half a lifetime’s experience.  I haven’t hardened into a rigid old man yet, but I’m beyond the delusions of youth, where I assume the world can be changed by complaints or good intentions. In real life, call-outs often …

growth

Expanding Worlds

Twelve times in the past seven years, I’ve read the same book about naming your genius. Twelve times I’ve come up with a name, then immediately started second guessing it.  Every time, I end up having to read it again, because I’m just not getting it. But every time, I expanded a little.  It forced …

culture

Advocate Of Disestablishment

Sometimes, I write something down as an idea to explore later, and I’m not really sure what I meant by it.  I look at the things I was reading around that time, or what I writing about, and it just doesn’t really make sense. I think where I was going with “advocate of disestablishment” is …

culture

Negativity Versus Positivity

I have a problem with negativity.  I know it.  I tend to play devil’s advocate with everything, from other people’s behaviour to my own skillset. I’ve tried recently to spin that, to play devil’s advocate with my own negativity, and though I still lapse into deep brood or angry dejection from time to time, it’s …