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Work

Work

Hobbyists are not alone
in their gift,
but are a drama—
a full stage front that shows us
the meaning and trial of work
and why we call what
they produce a work.
I had a cousin who carved
all kinds of things in wood—
left me breathless

Memo to the CEO: You Don’t Know Squat Till You’re 50

Memo to the CEO: You Don’t Know Squat Till You’re 50

I’m known for a statement I make among my clients in top management: You don’t know s--- till you’re 50!

People with good judgment just get it somehow, but every once in awhile someone puts the impertinent question, “What on earth does that mean?”

If you’re a learner, here’s my take on what begins to happen to you, when you reach the half-century mark:

Modeling and Making of a CEO

Modeling and Making of a CEO

Depth

Slow down, he says.
Find your place slowly.
Speed must be for spurts,
I think, then,
because his words,
not just the content,
sound husky, dry,
learned, like corn