The PG version of one of my favorite pieces of life advice is “Never annoy the secretary.” It’s from the days when office administrators and managers were rather known as “secretaries,” and hapless visitors underestimated just how essential these staff members were to the smooth functioning of the office. Distracted by the glitter and shine of […]
Look at the relationship between the English words authority and author. It’s almost as if this language conspired to remind us that authority is about intrinsic power to write one’s way into new realities, interpretations, and ways of being. What I didn’t know until recently is that there’s also an etymological relationship between author and authentic. To be authentic means to be real and […]
If you’ve not been called the spawn of Satan, you’ve not made a difference yet. —My friend’s dad Keep working!