Month: May 2008

I am an ant

I was chatting with my brother last night. He told me the story of the Ant & the Grasshopper. It's an old Aesop fable that I'd never heard before. Æsop. (Sixth century B.C.) Fables. The Harvard Classics. 1909–14. The Ant and

Healthy Organizations

If you have been reading here a long time, you know that I am a big fan of Steven M. Smith who I first discovered not quite a year ago when I was pondering some major organizational changes. In response

What not to say

One of the hardest lessons for me to learn is what not to say. I default to candid. If you ask, my first instinct is to answer as truthfully and completely as I can. Some people appreciate this – you