Something’s Got To Give

Feeling too busy? I’m not a fan of the question, “What’s going on?” Because it is usually followed by an assumption, “I’ll bet you are really busy.” Then some add, “Crazy busy, huh?” No. I’m not busy. And...

Transactional Analysis

A friend recently described Transactional Analysis. I’m no expert. (I haven’t even read this.) The General Idea We act in a variety of ways: as a parent, as an adult, as a child. How we behave depends on how we interpret what’s happening. And we...

Welcome to Net Cotton Content

Perhaps this is a “Re-Welcome.” If you are a longtime reader of Net Cotton Content, welcome anew. You are receiving this message because I relaunched my website (my entire online presence) on a new online platform during May 2017. The relaunch results in...

My Last Post Before The Election

I am heartbroken to learn who among those I know have voted for Donald Trump.  And I am sad to learn who among those I know aren't voting at all. What Do I Think?Since I turned 18 in 1978, I've always wished for better candidates. I've...

Cheers!

I've never been a big drinker. I've known — and know — some Big Drinkers. They are the people who rely on alcohol to get them through: the party, the workday, the pain of daily living.  That's been the biggest surprise of my executive...

This is all we want you to do.

Breathe.  Last week, I was reminded of this. I had arrived to give a brief talk to a peer group of not-for-profit executive directors in Licking County. (I love that name: Licking County! What were the namers thinking? Wait. Don't answer that. It's...