Rob Said

Nonrandom thoughts and mindful metaphors

A Team with Swing

I recently finished reading The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown. The book tells the story of the University of Washington rowing team that won gold at the … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Manager’s Creed

Truths viewed through the lens of experience become beliefs. Beliefs are almost always based on broader underlying principles. When these principles gel together and are given context, they become a creed…

May 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Content Overload: How’s Your Digital Diet?

In his 2006 book The Omnivore’s Dilemma, author Michael Pollan asks “what should we have for dinner?” Ironically for most Americans, this seemingly straightforward question is anything but. Advances in … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Emotional Band-Aids

For me, one of the most bothersome injuries is a fingertip cut.  Fingers have one of the most dense concentrations of nerve endings in the body, housing millions of sensory … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 1 Comment
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