Monthly Archives: September 2008

Just A Little Of That Human Touch

You’ve probably heard the old “Acres of Diamonds” fable: A farmer, unhappy with what he has, sells his land and goes off “in search of diamonds.” He spends the rest of his life traveling the world, searching in vain, until finally dying a poor and disappointed man. One day, the man who bought his farm is working in the fields. He sees something shiny, bends down to pick it up, and sure enough, it’s a diamond. In fact, it turns […] Click to read more…

 

A Close Shave

I changed my hairstyle, so many times now, I don’t know what I look like. – Talking Heads Now that summer is more or less over, I want you to know that I’ve decided to get serious again. No more wandering into the office at 10 a.m. in shorts and a wrinkled T-shirt. No more taking days to respond to life-threatening E-Newsletter emergencies. No more going home to share two-hour lunches with my wife Linda on the back deck. No […] Click to read more…