Archives for: November 2004

From the Mouth of Babes

11/30/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
As a followup on my last post, this is quote from a Duke undergrad. I used to think leadership was about being a person in a powerful position, but I came home believing that anyone can be a leader by TAKING ACTION. Emphasis is mine. more »

Ethics-Leadership Relationship

11/30/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
In the same article from the Duke Alumni Magazine I quoted last week, is this tidbit: Ethics without leadership has no legs, and leadership without ethics has no heart. ---Sim Sitkin, Assoc Prof. Fuqua School of Business And "leaders" with no hea… more »

I Eat, therefore...

11/29/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I've been laid up for a few days from a sore back, the first in many years. It was triggered by my sitting and working the laptop (why doesn't comments and permalink work from the new site?) from the floor while playing with my three year old granddaug… more »

Finding Solitude

11/26/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
As told in Bill Long's collection, Brief Encounters, Thomas Merton hints at the connection of solitude and self: The man who has found such solitude is really empty, see. He has advanced beyond all horizons. There are no directions left, see, in whic… more »

Imagine like Steinbeck

11/26/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Bill Long in his Brief Encounters, writes another delicious account, this time on John Steinbeck. When going to Steinbeck's "shack" in Sag Harbour, NY, Long was surprised to find an actual shack. "I didn't mind what condition it was in, or how badly c… more »

Unlikely Source

11/25/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
You never know where you might come across a wise tidbit. For recreational reading, I was blasting through Roger Zelazny's Lord of Light, a sci-fi with characters from ancient Hindu and Buddhist (what else for me?) pantheon. The buddha character, Sam (… more »

Thanksgiving Storytelling

11/25/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
This morning my stepdaughter asked me to tell the Thanksgiving story to my granddaughter, Tatiana. She wanted to know why she had to get dressed up for our late lunch/dinner. Though her attention waned quickly as would be expected from a three year ol… more »

Opposing View Talk

11/24/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
A neat analogy from Tibetan Scholar, Gedun Chopel, on the uselessness of always talking and analyzing. It would be better for the carnivorous wolf and the grass-eating rabbit, rather than comparing each other's advice on the topic of food, to further t… more »

Duke Looking and Making Leaders

11/24/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Reading my Duke alumni magazine, I came across this article on leadership. An interesting finding was not so much answering what is leadership or how to create leadership, but Sim Sitkin and Allan Lind, co-directors of the Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leade… more »

Cleveland WiFi Wiki is Back and Better

11/24/04 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
With the screwing around of webhosts, the famed list of the Cleveland area hotspot was lost. With much trial and error, I am happy to announce that it is back and with easier access. Now the all you have to do is type in the URL an… more »

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