The Law of Variability

In business there is a concept called the law of variability. Essentially, this concept states that the larger the amount of variance in a process, the less productive that process will be. I am not suggesting that we should run our lives like a production line. Humans are not robots, and our personal goals do …

Roll Call: Failures

Picture yourself in school. You are walking through the door of your last class of the day, your backpack is starting to feel overly heavy, and there is a grumble in your stomach. As you think about what you are going to eat for dinner you absent mindedly sit in the closest seat to the …

Be A Dog

One of my favorite authors is Jack London because his stories are filled with conflict. Many of us are met with some form of conflict every single day of our lives, and the lessons we learn from our own conflict shapes who we are as a person. In the story "To Build a Fire" there is …