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Resilience After Failing

At the end of the first day of the Battle of Shiloh Tennessee in 1862, the forces under General Ulysses Grant were demoralized and defeated. Late that night Grant’s second-in-command, William T. Sherman found Grant under a tree in the pouring rain. ‘Well, Grant,’ said...

Mastery: Telling the Story

Part of mastery is telling the story. The author of this quote worked for many years in the neonatal unit of a major hospital in the Chicago area.  As she observed, many families lovingly recite the details of the births of their children.  There almost gets to be a...

Embrace Nerding Out

Nerding Out When you know a lot of information about something unusual, usually nerdy, and express it with great enthusiasm. Urban Dictionary I have a life-long habit of nerding out. Over the years the subjects have ranged from the films of Clark Gable, to the...