I once watched a short, skinny guy make a 6’4” hulk of a man cry like a baby. It was the mid 90s and my wife and I, along with our two boys, were living in Cape Town. I was in the midst of a business start up and as was typical for me during… Continue reading Patrick Henry would have loved this guy
I took Lydia to the shooting range today. I’ve enjoyed shooting since I was a kid. It started when my parents gave me my first archery set. I still remember that first bow. It was a yellow fiberglass recurve made by Fred Bear, the godfather of modern archery. I loved that bow and spent years… Continue reading Bonnie to my Clyde
I’m currently reading The Rape of the Mind, by medical doctor and psychoanalyst Joost Meerloo. It’s a book on the psychology of thought control and brainwashing in totalitarian states. Title aside, it’s a fascinating read. Originally published in the mid 1950s, Meerloo looks at the thought control techniques of Nazi Germany, Communist China, North Korea,… Continue reading Are you thinking what I’m thinking?
An acquaintance recently suggested I read The Infinite Game, by Simon Sinek. He said it changed his whole outlook on business and life. I found the book to be … okay. However, it did raise an issue that I’ve been mulling over for a couple weeks. The concept underlying the book is pretty simple: There… Continue reading The Infinite Game, A Review