Progress is success, but trying is failure

I’m always intrigued to find when I have adopted separate beliefs, usually from different places, that are seemingly in conflict. We’ve all heard the adage, “Do or do not. There is no try.” (Thanks, Yoda.) I think the miniature green Jedi is absolutely correct. When...

Long form > short form

I am a fan of considered, long form communication. I realize that not everyone possesses the skill to write with clarity (at least not naturally), but it can certainly be learned.  Plus, the market value of this skill cannot be understated. Most job opportunities...