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Baby in Vegas! A 9-Year-Old Hops Flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas

News is breaking today about a nine-year-old boy who slipped through security and made it on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas. You will soon hear that the individual slipped through “airport” security but that is not entirely accurate. I am careful to use the word “aviation” security rather than airport security as apparently… Continue Reading

Paranoia will destroy ya, and so will anger and guilt

The last three pieces of Head Trash addressed by Tish Squillaro and Timothy I. Thomas in their book, HeadTrash!: Cleaning out the Junk That Stands between You and Success, are Anger, Guilt and Paranoia. While anger it is normal for everyone to experience at times, anger typically doesn’t make anything better. It may solve a short-term problem but… Continue Reading

Job Insecurity

Authors Tish Squillaro and Timothy Thomas in their book HeadTrash!: Cleaning out the Junk That Stands between You and Success, believe that insecurity is the most crippling of all the Head Trashes (40). … and I believe it. Of all the Head Trashes, fear, arrogance, insecurity, anger, control, guilt and paranoia, insecurity is probably the one I’ve… Continue Reading

Our Fearful (and arrogant) Leader

Paralysis by analysis. It’s a problem that plagues a lot of organizations, particularly those organizations which are entrenched, often after years of success, and are afraid to make any decision which could result in failure. Better to wait and gather more information than make a bad decision, so goes the thinking of the fearful leader.… Continue Reading

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