Have you noticed how often you get a notice that a piece of software or an application needs to be “updated” and “downloaded” to be sure that you have the latest and greatest whatever? It seems to me that it’s at least a weekly function like filling the gas tank or going to the grocery.
Making a tough decision and making it stick is but one challenge of a leader in charge. An executive decision requires more than using that part of your brain called “executive functioning” which is officially defined as “a set of cognitive abilities that control and regulate other abilities and behaviors. Executive functions are necessary for
I’m a quitter. In my first year of my first graduate school in 1959, I didn’t like it and I wanted to quit. It did not seem like a good fit and although I was succeeding academically, I was not happy in pursuing those studies. So, I decided about mid way through that first year
Like many of you, I write down my thoughts and experiences from time to time, keep a journal on occasion around travel, maintain a blog and use social media, mostly Twitter and LinkedIn, for a variety of purposes. I have written several books, numerous articles, and have a web site, in need of an
Atul Gawande’s book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, published just a year ago, takes a good look at how we, and the medical community, deal with people in the later years of their lives. For those of us with aging parents or who ourselves are already past the midpoint, whatever that