“Take ‘the Other’ to Lunch”

There’s an angry divisive tension in the air that threatens to make modern politics impossible. In this TED Talk, Elizabeth  Lesser shares a simple way to begin a real dialogue – by going to lunch with someone who doesn’t agree with you and asking them 3 questions. Awkwardly corny at points, but true.

Continue Reading

Rockwell International decided to get into the heavy-duty automatic transmission business and they wanted an introductory video. What they saw, initially, was this rehearsal for camera, lighting, and stage crew – strictly off the cuff. No script. Nothing written down. And it became a legend within the training industry. Click here to watch it.

Continue Reading

From Rich Schefren: “Online Business Profits Are Up During the Pandemic. Are Yours?” Here

From Simon Sinek:“5 Minutes on Why COVID-19 Is an Opportunity” Here

From McKinsey.com: “Coronavirus’ business impact: Evolving perspective” Here

Continue Reading

You’ve heard that regular face masks can’t screen the virus. And it’s true. The virus is too small. But you should wear one because, at the very least, they keep you from touching your face. In this video, Dr. David Price clarifies a lot more about the virus that you should know. Click here to watch it.

Continue Reading

“An eventful week at the Masaya Volcano”

Nicaragua’s Masaya volcano – which we often fly over on our way from Managua to Rancho Santana – was recently featured as part of Good Morning America’s Extraordinary Earth series. You can watch the GMA segment here.

Continue Reading

“Coronavirus Explained: How It Shut Down the World”

In this video, Patrick Bet-David talks about the coronavirus, how it spreads, the most deadly epidemics in history, and how viruses affect the stock markets around the world. (The guy is mesmerizing!) [LINK 3/18]

 

Continue Reading

“All Is True” on Amazon Prime

An intriguingly imagined look at the final days of Shakespeare, directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also plays Shakespeare. With Judi Dench as his wife and Ian McKellen, who is superb as the Earl of Southampton.

After the Globe Theater burned down in 1613, Shakespeare left London and returned home to Stratford, where he tries to put back together the family he so long neglected. Lots of embedded references to Shakespeare’s works and personal life and place in literature for those who, like me, think of him as the greatest of any writer that wrote in English.

Continue Reading