Category Archives: Humor

A collection of posts reflecting on the lighter side of life.

Humor is the Best Medicine – You Know Your Project is in Trouble When…

Project Management is serious business, hard work, and it can be very stressful. A little bit of humor goes a long way to relieving that stress. I thought I’d offer a little of my own humor to try to make … Continue reading

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Found in Translation – My Experiences in Japan, Part 1

Remember that movie “Lost in Translation”? It was a romantic comedy starring Bill Murray and Scarlet Johansson. Bill Murray plays an American movie star (Bob Harris), in the autumn of his career, who reluctantly takes his first trip to Japan. … Continue reading

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Red-Eye Flights & Mind Games

        Research has shown that our brains are constantly and rapidly constructing predictive models of what we expect to happen in certain situations, using the input from our senses and our experience in similar contexts. The following … Continue reading

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Gorillas in the Midst

I’ve been doing a lot of studying recently about the processes that go on in our body sensory systems and our brains as we interact with the world and each-other to learn, create and collaborate. I make no claim of … Continue reading

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“Sign Guy” Marketing

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that there’s been a significant proliferation, over the last year or so, of those “Sign Guys” (my term…for convenience only…no pejorative connotation or gender bias intended) you see along the … Continue reading

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“Are We There Yet” – Grain Elevators and Learning

They say all stories have teaching moments. The following is a story from my childhood. Although as you’ll see it made some immediate difference in my life, it took me another 40 years to understand and appreciate the learning. As … Continue reading

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Change Reflux Disease

  During my working years I was frequently bothered with night-time acid reflux. Given the stresses of work and life, along with poor eating and exercise habits, I guess that’s not an unexpected consequence. In any case, one night last … Continue reading

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