Tagged with worst-case scenario

The Trust Dilemma, Or Too Much Coke

Several years ago I got involved with a committee. I was part of a small alumni chapter, and there were about ten of us who took the reins that year. Although I didn’t last very long, I did enjoy our early sense of camaraderie and shared mission. There was a little blossoming of community that … Continue reading

Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop

Today I want to thank one of my clients for sending a link to an intriguing New York Times article by Daniel Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness.” In the article Gilbert contends that it’s not the bad times that make us uneasy and depressed, but rather that we don’t know how the bad times … Continue reading

Wisdom

Wisdom, by its nature, is hard to articulate. Maybe that’s the point of it. And while I can’t say exactly what it is, I do know it’s important to nurture wisdom. There’s a saying that goes something like, “the more you know, the more you realize you don’t know.” For me that captures the paradoxical … Continue reading

Worst-Case Scenarios

What’s your worst-case scenario? You know, the BIG worry that flattens you to your chair. The horror movie moment where you have to cover your eyes because you don’t want to look at the screen. These days, worst-case scenarios are like low hanging fruit, easy to pick but on the way to rotten. Oddly enough, … Continue reading