It’s Never as Good as it Seems. It’s Never as Bad as it Seems. A few weeks ago, I decided to begin educating myself about cryptocurrency by listening to an interview with Brian Armstrong, the inventor of Coinbase. After listening to it, I’m clearer… Read More
Quit While You’re Behind     The majority of us are familiar with the phrase, “Quit while you’re ahead,” used to remind ourselves, or others, that there are situations when it’s best to get… Read More
“A Car Accident, a Head Cold, a Lie Before Breakfast…” One of my favorite books of all time is J.D. Salinger’s Franny and Zooey. The reasons I love it are too numerous to recount. For today the lines below, describing… Read More
“I Made a Mistake” vs. “I Made a Bad Decision” This past August, The New Yorker published an article on a support group for white-collar criminals. The piece offers a lot to consider, but the thing that’s been taking up… Read More
“That’s Not a Terrible Idea…” As those of you know who have been on the Wow journey for a while, the nuances of language live large for me. Today, I’d like to look at a… Read More
Are You Doing New Things in an Old Way? Dear Former Wow-of-the-Week’ers—Now Intrepid Here-and-Wow’ers, It’s wonderful to reconnect! I’ve missed being in touch with you. As you may remember, my last post outlined some of the ways I thought… Read More
Here and Wow: (Big) News from the Wow World Greetings and salutations Wow-of-the-Weekers, I am writing today with (to me) big news from the Wow world. As some of you know, the Wow has been around for awhile (since… Read More
“Is There Anything Else I Should Be Asking You?” Recently, I was listening to an interview on NPR. At the end of the session the interviewer said, “Is there anything else I should be asking you?” This struck me… Read More
You Can Be Gold to Them Thar People If you were a fan of Bugs Bunny growing up (and, really, who wasn’t?) you might remember Yosemite Sam saying, “There’s gold in them thar hills.” You might also remember… Read More
Expectations: Set Them Up So They Work For You Many of us have heard the phrase, “Expectations are resentments waiting to happen.” and this is certainly true if they are unspoken. (Should you doubt me, don’t articulate your expectations… Read More