Advocate, leader, follower, mentor, developer of the Way of the Badger, SFDC Pro, Geek, business owner, tinkerer, breaker of shit. Keeping it @700 words or less

I had this whole plan to write about the 48 Laws of Power and how each one can relate to…

A series of interpretation on the “48 Laws of Power”

In 2019, I was in the midst of therapy due to unresolved issues from my youth and a near death experience involving an SUV (I was not in) hitting my house (which I was in). …

Writing on intelligence seems timely, based upon a particular set of events this past week. I am sure you are all aware of the events that took place this past week in Washington DC, you don’t need me to rehash them for you. But there are two parts to the…

“When you tell somebody somethin’, it depends on what part of the country you’re standin’ in… as to just how dumb you are.”

If you aren’t paying attention, it may seem like a throwaway in an early-80’s action/comedy. But take a step back and take a slightly wider view of that moment in the movie and how it relates to the world at large. …

If you’ve read my stuff, you’ve seen at least 2 Michael Jordan quotes referenced … fun fact — I despised MJ in his prime. Yup. I was a hater. A hater…

From the ground up … as a failure, that’s really the “best” way to become a success. I had it rough coming up as a kid but managed to graduate in the top 5–10% of my high school class. I went to college and proceeded to spend 4 years burning…

Myrtle Beach sunrise, August 2018 (courtesy of the author)

It was just over 2 years ago that I walked out of my job and started the next phase(s) of my career and life. I had sensed the writing on the wall but had denied what was written there. …

Some days the doubt is crippling, especially when you aren’t confident in where you step next. The working world is largely dedicated to keeping the “status quo” for most of us looking for work:

That don’t include you unless I conjure it

The crew of Serenity on Haven

I know, that seems like an incredibly callous quote to start off a post with … but the message is resonating loudly in my world right now. While he is a very flawed character, written/created by a flawed writer/director, Mal Reynolds has some great philosophies and views — however flawed…

HB

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