Monthly Archives: October 2013

Leadership and Hindsight Bias

There is no scientific study that could be conducted to verify the following statement, but I suspect it is true: We all have used hindsight bias, and we all have been its victim. Hindsight bias is “the inclination to see … Continue reading

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What Is On The Front Of Your Jersey? (Part I)

In WisdomWalks: Sports, Dan Britton and Jimmy Page write: “The University of Maryland became the first college football team fifty years ago to have the players’ names sewn on their jerseys. And this past year, their new head coach, Randy … Continue reading

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Hope

John Wooden, in the forward to Sometimes You Win Sometimes You Learn, writes about a guarantee in the real world: “And that real world is going to sting. It is going to hurt. Sometimes it is going to bump and bruise … Continue reading

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A Personal Best

Powerlifting is a popular, non-UIL, sport in Texas. Midlothian High School has powerlifting teams. Last year, MHS sent athletes to the state powerlifting tournament, and one of our student/athletes, Lily Escamillia, won the state championship in her weight class! The … Continue reading

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Reign Of Error

Diane Ravitch, a critic of the current education reform movement, wrote the book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools.  Ravitch exposes the reform movement for what it is: “The money allocated … Continue reading

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Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day

Todd Henry has written a book titled, Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day.  The book never states, assumes or pretends that work is more important than life. However, the book  recognizes that work has value. There are many wonderful … Continue reading

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The Cups

My wife, Raquel, and I have four grown children ages 27, 25, 23 and 21. And in our our cupboards are cups from when our children were toddlers. My parents kept cups from my youth, too, and for the longest time, I … Continue reading

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