Tag Archives: change

When Life Interrupts Your Plans

April 26, 2018

Life is full of interruptions. Every day, you have small, nagging distractions that interfere with whatever you intend to do. It may not be anything major, and it may be short-lived. But these interruptions are constant. And irritating. People who are demanding. Things that waste your time. Machines that break down. You can’t stop these […]

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Transition Ahead

May 17, 2017

You know that feeling when you have worked hard and completed something challenging and you can sit back and catch your breath? It’s a mixture of accomplishment and exhaustion. That’s how I feel today. I have completed another commencement season. This time I did five ceremonies in three cities, made especially difficult because of a huge rainstorm […]

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It’s Never Too Late to Change a Legacy

July 10, 2013

Probably you’ve already heard the story I’m about to recount, but I can’t stop thinking about it. On Sunday, Andy Murray reversed a trend of non-Brits winning Wimbledon. After a 77-year drought, “Our Andy” (as the Wimbledon announcers referred to him) defeated Djokoviç for the victory.  But that’s not all he reversed. Murray grew up […]

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