Last week I wrote a brief “history” of my relationship with Twitter over the past seven years. As a result, I let myself meander down memory lane a bit on and recall what Twitter “felt” like back in 2007. Because there were fewer people on Twitter then, it was easier to connect with someone, to […]
Mike Pennington added an “interesting” comment to yesterday’s post highlighting the difference between values and ethics as it relates to values-based leadership. He said, “This confusion is especially true in professions where there is a written ‘Code of Ethics.’ Many times it ‘seems’ that the most successful are the ones who follow the code least often.” […]
We love our technologies. And why shouldn’t we? Technology has transformed daily life and made much of what we do today vastly more efficient than we could possibly have imagined. Our mobile technologies have become extensions of our brains, always at hand to assist us in accessing information and providing feedback on the world around […]
We’re now seven or eight years into this “social media” thing, and the conversations around it are still the same. I bit on a tweet this morning from Laura Monroe, even though I tend to follow a simple rule popularized by Gahlord Dewald – “I stopped reading anything with a question in the headline.” In general, this […]
I just read all of HOUSE BILL No. 2453, recently passed the Kansas Legislature. It is described as “protecting religious freedom regarding marriage” in the excerpt that leads to it from the Kansas Legislature list of bills. It’s only three pages long. I encourage you to do the same, but you don’t have to read very […]
I have not read the Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act. I’d be more ashamed of myself if I weren’t quite certain that I’m not even close to being alone. It would be an overly generous estimate to say that 1 in 1000 people have read it in full. After after having simply scanned it, frankly, I’d be surprised if even 20% of our elected officials have read this document in its entirety.