Class or race? A recent NY Times article (here) really caught my eye. It is about a massive study of 20 million subjects and shows the impact of race and gender (link to the actual paper here) by analyzing U.S. Census and IRS data. The summary is that African-American males face very significant challenges, even
Being a parent is a challenge at times. It takes real self-awareness to find a balance. You want to encourage your child to do well, but, you don’t want to pressure overly. And, every child is different. The responsibilities increase if a child is in a crisis. I am thinking about all that after listening
What if you were the analyst who every day briefed President George W. Bush? What if you were the person whom the President called right after the 9/11 attacks happened? What if you were the Acting CIA Director for President Obama? Well, we are in luck because Michael Morell has done all that and has
If you’re at all interested in politics or the Mueller investigation, I highly recommend Preet Bahara’s podcast (link here). He is a former U.S. Attorney and is incredibly connected. For example, he recently interviewed the former NJ Attorney General to discuss what the recent Mueller indictments really mean and where the investigation might go next.
How do we perform at a high level, but, without anxiety? How do we live life with both fierce determination and ambition one hand, along with immense compassion and altruism in the other? How do you achieve greatness and avoid the pitfalls that have consumed people like Harvey Weinstein and so many others? I’ve been
Sometimes, the news is so shocking, I’m stunned for words. I find it hard to blog. After the mass shooting in Las Vegas, I wasn’t sure what to say. Until now. I recently listened to a Podcast Save America episode. In the recent episode, one of the hosts asks of politicians, “What is your plan?” In