Extra Points: Fear No One

Researchers and psychologists suggest that humans are born with two innate fears, and they may not be what you think they are. The first is the fear of falling. The second is the fear of loud noises. Both are instinctive fears, meant to alert us to danger. All other...

Extra Points: Puzzles

My wife Barb and I like doing jigsaw puzzles together. One of our friends (who also likes puzzles) calls it a “disease,” and I think she’s right! The current puzzle we’re working on is a gift from friends from The Netherlands. It’s a...

Extra Points: Driving Leadership

News came out over the weekend that Uber board of directors would be discussing a leave of absence for its embattled CEO, Travis Kalanick. This comes on the heels of months of terrible press related to claims of sexual harassment allegations, berating drivers on...

Extra Points: Picking Up Tomatoes

This Week’s Focus Point: Picking Up Tomatoes Last week, my wife and I were walking into the grocery store when a guy about our age walking out of the store had his small plastic box of tomatoes plummet from his cart and spill out on the ground. My immediate...

Extra Points: Memorial Day Special

This Week’s Focus Point: Memorial Day Special This week’s memo is a reprint from last year’s Memorial Day Special… In memorium. In memory of. Remembrance. All words that signify and define the word, “memorial.” I can’t imaging what it would...