Socially, I'm a talker. I love stories and everytime I hear someone tell a story it reminds of one I want to share. I think of the stories I share as gifts. Professionally, I'm a listener. And even though I give speeches and tell stories those are … [Read More...] about The Gift of Listening
Last March This I Believe published my essay, The Stories We Tell Ourselves. SInce then I've been asking myself, "Where do my beliefs come from?" This archaelogical dig inside my head has unearthed a plethora of influences. The most notable of … [Read More...] about Source Material – Where Do We Get This Stuff?
When I was a child my parents used to say, "When you show you're more responsible; we''l give you more freedom." The irony is the more I demonstrated responsibility the less freedom I had. I may have been allowed to come and go more freely, but I … [Read More...] about The Honor of Responsibility