Greater Than the Sum Quote

...each one of us is so much more than any one thing. A sick child is much more than his or her sickness. A person with a disability is much, much more than a handicap. A pediatrician is more than a medical doctor. You’re much more than your job description or your age or your… Continue reading Greater Than the Sum Quote

Movie Review: The Mule (2019)

Clint Eastwood directs and stars. Better than a blockbuster, this movie is worth your time. Wait! Don’t leave! I’m not saying it will make you think. It’s not an art film or a documentary. It’s a darn good story. And we love stories. A means to an end Earl Stone, 90, needs money. The bank… Continue reading Movie Review: The Mule (2019)

Mr. Rogers, We Need You

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? A Fred Rogers documentary, 2018 “Love is at the root of everything.” Fred Rogers Why you should watch it: To be reminded of Mr. Rogers’ message that we all deserve loveTo see what someone giving his undivided time and attention looks and feels likeTo remember a great man who helped… Continue reading Mr. Rogers, We Need You

Prioritizing and Celebrating

Merry Christmas! Did you miss me? No? Good? That means you’re busy doing meaningful stuff with your family and friends and staying off the computer. Congratulations on prioritizing. We are holidaying minimally. A few gifts, one get-together, no decorations. The kids could decorate if they wanted, I’ve given them a budget. We usually do handmade… Continue reading Prioritizing and Celebrating

She Should Know: Nikki Haley on China, President Trump, and Governorship

Another insightful and unforgettable Glenn Beck interview. Nikki Haley and Beck talk about power corrupting and maintaining perspective. Surprising nuggets include her mom always liking President Trump, what "Bless your heart" really means in the South, and the encouraging note Donald Trump sent Haley when she was running for Governor of South Carolina. LISTEN Nikki… Continue reading She Should Know: Nikki Haley on China, President Trump, and Governorship

Providing Effective Testimony with a Great Speech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCnZOvjJgwo&feature=share I’m always fascinated to see and learn from great speakers. Abby Johnson testified at a Kentucky State hearing for the Hearbeat Bill, SB9. What did she do as a speaker that was so compelling the bill received a unanimous vote? Humanized the abortion processUsed understandable, active wordsMade constant eye contactVaried her tone and paceSpoke… Continue reading Providing Effective Testimony with a Great Speech