Tag Archives: humility

Stupid Makes You Humble

    On a recent morning beach walk in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, I came across the fresh marks of a sea turtle which had, overnight, come up the beach to create a nesting area for her eggs. It was the most odd, meandering route I’d ever seen a turtle leave, as if the turtle …

I Humbly Admit That You’re Wrong

  Scott Adam’s Dilbert cartoons are brilliantly funny because they’re so true to life. In a February, 2013 cartoon, he offered this classic exchange between an employee and the Pointy-Haired Boss: Employee: “The CEO of Apple says we should admit when we are wrong. That won’t work for me because I’m never wrong. The best …

Lance Armstrong: Monster or Hero?

The courtroom is America.  The defendant is Lance Armstrong.  The question: Is Lance Armstrong a monster or a hero?  Let the discussion begin.   Sitting on one side of the courtroom, we have the “monster” Armstrong apologists. This sizable group unloads reams of evidence with passion.   * He defamed people, calling them—or framing them …

The World’s Greatest Blogger

I wrestled for weeks and months with whether I would begin serious blogging.  In fact, I put this blog together months ago, and I’m only just now publishing.  I will tell you why.  I want to be great.  Years ago, the band Calloway sang: “I wanna be rich.”  I can’t relate.  Seriously.  I don’t want …