A Crisis of Will

I am frequently surprised at how people and institutions deal with recurring problems. They focus on curing the effect of issues without analyzing or fixing the root cause. My friend Neil Witmer tells a great story. “A man once took his son fishing. They had just...

When Nothing is Something

We’re talking about Pam the perfect cooking spray for my diet. Read the label, No fat, No Calories, No Problem! The only issue is the label was deceptive. The suggested serving is 1/3 second spray  (Try spraying 1/ 3 of a second at home). If a company makes the...

Beyond a reasonable doubt

I watched two people struggle with decisions last week.  The hardest part of watching is that neither one knew they had been struggling far too long. The people were quite different and were involved in completely different tasks but they were essentially approaching...