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Archive for May, 2006

TimK’s post on the The Thought-Work Uncertainty Principle is just about the best thing I’ve read on the workplace and creativity. Laura Ricci’s post on The Ways We Sabotage Proposals discusses the mental impairment of doing the same thing for long periods of time. Together, these two articles make a strong case for trusting professionals in the business of using their minds to be, well, professional. When a company’s greatest   Read More ...

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Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved mazes – not so much solving these puzzles but making them. My sister, in fact, still has a maze I made for her two decades ago. I remember making it for her, too. I sat in her bedroom drawing out a simple curved line maze as she watched. What I liked best about making my mazes was the uncertainty. While I drew   Read More ...

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Last weekend Mom was out of town at a Women’s Retreat. That left three boys at home alone with nothing to do. Now it would have been a relatively benign weekend of movies and popcorn. That is, until Todd Wilson from Family Man sent out his weekly email newsletter. In it he wrote about being the dad that goes the extra mile: …THE EXTRA MILE. That’s the kind of dad   Read More ...

Marriage and Family

Welcome CSS Reboot visitors. For those who know me and have followed my blog over the years, the new design should look very familiar. In 2000, when I registered the uhri.com domain name and put up the original site, I used a scheme very familiar to this. As I thought about the reboot, I happened upon an archived version of my site. Looking at it again, I realized I still   Read More ...

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