Monthly Archives: February 2004

Two (Or More) Heads Are Better Than One

Back in the days when I had a corporate job, I participated in “company retreats” several times each year. Imbedded among the obligatory PowerPoint presentations, name tags and free beer was always some kind of “team building exercise.” And although it’s been about ten years now, one exercise in particular has stuck with me. We were divided into several groups of about a dozen people each, with each group given a “survival scenario.” You know the kind I mean: “Your […] Click to read more…

 

Strike One. . . You’re Out!

I’m not going to lie to you. Despite the fact that I live in New England, home of the newly crowned Superbowl champion New England Patriots, I’m not that much of a football fan. Oh sure, I enjoy the big event itself (half-time not withstanding), but the truth is, I don’t really care who wins. I think my lack of passion comes from the fact that I don’t understand the game itself. I have a handle on the basics of […] Click to read more…