Listening and Learning

Tonight, I spent the evening listening to retired fighter pilots share stories of their service. I’ve been so fortunate to have this experience many times over the last few years and it never gets old. Never. From the beginning, it struck me that, almost to a man, these folks are nothing like the stubborn, cocky,…

Jobs on Settling

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with…

Standing Bear on Nature

The old Lakota was wise. He knew that a man’s heart, away from nature, becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans, too. So, he kept his children close to nature’s softening influence. — Standing Bear, Sioux Chief