Eighty-Five

85 Majoring in the minors; Minoring in the majors. It happens everywhere, much of the time. This is when people spend inordinate amounts of time focusing on stuff that matters least, at the expense of the stuff that matters most. This happens because it’s easier to avoid the bigger, harder issues at hand, and insteadContinue reading “Eighty-Five”

Tom Leu on the The Journey Podcast

Tom’s appearance on The Journey podcast with host, Kevin Polky from May 2020: The Man Who Makes Sound Matter Pt. 1 “I have known Tom the majority of my life, close to 40 years. We played football together since middle school, lived together in college, were in each other’s wedding and now have had the opportunityContinue reading “Tom Leu on the The Journey Podcast”

Eighty-Four

84 There’s a lot of talk out there. A lot of noise. A lot of non-sensical bullshit being spewed by pseudo-intellects (or lower) attempting to disguise their opinions as facts. If that’s you, knock that shit off. Don’t confuse your strong feelings or personal certainty about some things as facts. Have the balls to admit that YOURContinue reading “Eighty-Four”

Eighty-Three

83 From a social psychological perspective, group participation is an interesting thing to watch, or not watch in many cases. I say not watch, because most people DON’T actually participate in group settings (or participate very little). They don’t engage, or even so much as display appropriate non-verbal communication letting the speaker know they’re withContinue reading “Eighty-Three”

Eighty-Two

82 In an impressive and heartfelt TED-Talk given on the price of shame and public humiliation, the notorious Monica Lewinsky says “the internet is the super highway for the Id” (as in Freud’s Id, Ego, & Superego personality structures). A very astute observation from arguably the most well-known, unknown of all time. The internet and socialContinue reading “Eighty-Two”

Eighty

80 PreJUDGEment (you’re doing it right now deciding if you’re going to keep reading this or not). Preconceived notions. Stereotypes. Judging a book by its cover. Hell, just judging in general is pervasive (and kinda fun sometimes you have to admit — and if you don’t admit it, you’re a damn liar and you knowContinue reading “Eighty”