You should come with us! Over a decade later, I can say with certainty those five words changed my life. I remember exactly where I was. It was August in the Chicago suburbs. I was … Read more
What San Antonio Is Doing For Its Homeless Problem
I recently visited Haven for Hope, the nation’s largest homeless recovery program based in San Antonio. It is not normal to call a visit to a homeless program an “amazing experience”, but you must understand: … Read more
The People Who Beat Barbarism
I was reading a dry textbook recently when a salient quote popped off and stabbed me in the eye. It said: “Many institutions have been so embedded in the social fabric of their time that … Read more
No Other Leader Has Done This…
Looking at little children, Jenga blocks, or a pig sty, it’s easy to see that disorder naturally comes more easily than order. Anyone can destroy stuff. It takes real skill to bring people and things … Read more
Ten Tips for Aspiring Media Producers
Below are some thoughts that I put together for a friend who is advising some young people on whether they should go into cinematography and whether they need a degree to do it. A portfolio … Read more
What’s My Magnum Opus?
Most famous people we admire produced for the world some main contribution as a result of their brain work. Take for example: Newton’s Principia. Handel’s Messiah. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. In Latin this is called a … Read more
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