On Competition

I’m watching NBC’s Olympic coverage and I’m thinking about my own lack of competitiveness. You’re faster. You’re smarter. You’re stronger. Great. No one cares. What’s more impressive? Running a race to show how fast you are or opting out of the race because you don’t have anything to prove? I’m not running your race, yo. […]

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Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Olympic Style Conversations

I taught a class, once, called Civil Discourse in the Work Environment. It was all about having honest conversations with one another while respecting boundaries & shit. Let me summarize it for you so you don’t have to take the four-hour course: don’t be a jerk at work. So in the spirit of my former […]

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