• Matt Dillon and the Scientific Method

    Growing up in West Texas, my Dad insisted on a Monday evening ritual that was all but sacred in our household.  When Gunsmoke came on TV, no one was allowed to speak, or to interfere with the broadcast.  Mar...
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  • Don’t Be a Jerk

    The title of this article is obnoxious, but that is the point.  In stressful situations, people tend to behave badly, and that will most certainly limit their professional progression.   Take for example th...
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  • Herford Culture

    During graduate school, I took on many different jobs to make ends meet, but none was as educational as working on a cattle ranch in North Texas. There I was introduced to Hereford culture, and I must conclude that ca...
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  • Patience Comes with Time

    There is no quick and easy way to learn patience. Although the theory behind it can be illustrated and its benefits proven, people are not likely to adopt the concept until they are ready—until it is time.  ...
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  • Signal Before You Turn

    Sudden changes without adequate forewarning can be jarring for people. Providing notification of what is to come can ensure a smoother transition for them and for you.   Sometimes I think that my fellow commuter...
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  • The Whatever File

    Growing up, I remember my mother frequently quoting the “Serenity Prayer”.  Although, I would say she was mostly muttering a wish under her breath, and her version of the prayer usually ended with the...
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