Category Archives: Citizen

Postscript to On Civility

Not that I’m looking for examples of incivility, but sometimes the incivility comes looking for me. My daughter forwarded me this article about the former NFL star who was threatened with a lawsuit by parents of kids who trashed his … Continue reading

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On Civility

I have been known to flip someone the proverbial bird. Rarely is this action anything other than jesting with good friends when they’ve said something outrageous. Times they are a changing. I was sitting in the Washington State Ferry terminal … Continue reading

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Creating Your Personal Future

“‘Kingfish, where’d you get your good judgment?’ And Kingfish says, ‘From my experience.’ And where’d you get your experience from?’ And Kingfish says ‘From bad judgment.’” I am often asked to help entrepreneurs, executives and students with the direction they … Continue reading

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Where were you on 9/11?

Over my lifetime there are two questions that come up periodically: Where were you on 9/11? Where were you when John F. Kennedy was assassinated? Both of these events are wired deep into my memory. Kennedy Assassination On November 22, … Continue reading

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Who’s Watching the Scientists?

“Look at the top 10 images for scientists that show up on Google” presented Carrie Tzou as she introduced the session at the UW Bothell Innovation Forum Tic Talk on STEM Education. As we all had a good laugh, Carrie asked what … Continue reading

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Being a Citizen – Jury Duty

Two months ago, the dreaded jury duty notice showed up in the mail.  Uggh. I am ashamed to say that my first response was “How do I get out of this?” Then the integrity part of me realized that this … Continue reading

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