olympics

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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