There’s no business like show business – unless you have power

 Sam Smith - Been thinking lately about two of the worst presidents of my lifetime - Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan - and realizing that the thing they really had in common was their experience in show business - the art of turning reality into whatever you want.  It's not something we think a lot … Continue reading There’s no business like show business – unless you have power

Confessions of a vision impaired stakeholder with dubious management practices embarking on an ill-defined mission

Sam Smith, 2009 - Have pity on me. Say a prayer. Drop a penny in the pond on my behalf. In a few days I have to go to a non-profit's strategic planning meeting. It's a great organization that does great things, but - like so many non-profits - it periodically seeks to cleanse and … Continue reading Confessions of a vision impaired stakeholder with dubious management practices embarking on an ill-defined mission