United States Faces a Corporate Coup d’état

Tweet This too shall pass? One of the issues about looking back on history rises out of our tendency to forget the people going through difficult times lacked the certainty of a better tomorrow. At the depths of the Great Depression mothers and fathers held no certainty of a brighter future for their children. Similarly, the eventual Allied victory over the Axis powers remained outside the immediate vision of people…

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Watching Chicago Players in the World Series with my Nose Against the Window

Tweet Some of these names will blow your mind. The thought first occurred to me as I watched one World Series after another without seeing a Chicago team in it. Before the White Sox finally made it to October baseball in 2005, I already made forty-five trips around the sun, fifty-six before the Cubs finally arrived. Long before that I watched former Cubs and White Sox play in one series…

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Sometimes You Need the Big Picture, Sometimes a Tight Focus

Tweet Sometimes you need to zoom in or out and get a more complete picture. What do you see when you look? Today I am concerned with the idea of seeing life through a zoom lens.  One of the aspects of both human sight and human insight is our ability to focus at different levels. The wisest of us remain aware of the need to change our focus on a…

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In the Drive to Organizational Greatness, Stay in Your Lane

Tweet Can the Bears keep Pace free from undue interference? On January 1, 2019, it appears the Bears have it together.  Ryan Pace conducted some highly successful drafts and put together a strong roster.  Matt Nagy coaches with a thoroughness, creativity, and intelligence rarely seen in the Bears’ organization. Mitchell Trubisky can’t quite yet claim the title of greatest Bears quarterback in my lifetime, but he’s on the cusp.  At…

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