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Embrace Your Inner Mr. Spock

Reputations can be fickle.  Years of time and effort spent building one, can be easily undone through poor decisions and actions.  An outburst or negative emotions at the wrong time,  can undermine.  Do not sabotage yourself. Time spent cultivating relationships, building connections, or improving through education and skill-sets are worthwhile endeavors, critical even.  Investing in…… Continue reading Embrace Your Inner Mr. Spock

Astronomy & Science

To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone…

“Earth is humanity’s cradle, but you’re not meant to stay in the cradle forever.” – Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Dreams require planning, work, and progress.  Once, humans stared in wonder, looking at the moon and only could rely on imagination as to what it would be like to travel there.  A dream of science fiction fancy for…… Continue reading To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone…

Inspiration

Take the Leap, but Know How to Fly

“Go to the edge of the cliff and jump off.  Build your wings on the way down.” – Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury and the golden age of science fiction are synonymous, and is one of the titans of the genre.  “Fahrenheit 451”, “The Martian Chronicles”, and “Something Wicked This Way Comes” are all considered among…… Continue reading Take the Leap, but Know How to Fly

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Teamwork

There is no ‘I’ in ‘team’ Anyone who watches a team sport understands the importance of all members to be working together.  Many organizations make conscious efforts to improve teamwork, and a quick search on the Internet will provide countless articles or books on this subject.  It is something so easy to understand, but yet…… Continue reading Teamwork

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Leadership Mistakes of Emperor Palpatine & Darth Vader

Forbes.com recently had an article pertaining to lessons learned from the Galactic Empire in the Star Wars universe (http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2012/02/13/five-leadership-mistakes-of-the-galactic-empire/).  It would appear that Forbes.com has is on a science fiction theme with leadership traits and qualities lately, and that is fine with me, as I grew up on Star Trek and Star Wars. Both Darth…… Continue reading Leadership Mistakes of Emperor Palpatine & Darth Vader