The Grief Process

In all my many years as a grief counselor and educator, I have been privileged to companion thousands of grieving people. I consider this work both an honor and a calling. But despite my schooling and experience, I am not the expert. It is the grievers themselves who are the …

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Respect—Step-by-Step

Let me show you step-by-step how I would handle this on a good day with one of my children. Suppose my son has just commanded me to help him with his chore.I start by saying lightly, “Let’s try that again with respect.”If he crosses his arms, furrows …

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Dreaming of Knights in Shining Armour

In the very beginning, in early societies, male supremacy was based on physical superiority. Since then, other values, valid for both sexes, have gained in importance. But even though we left those early ways behind a long time ago, they are still anchored firmly at the back of our minds …

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Performing a Task using an Algorithm

In maths and computer science, an algorithm is defined as a finite sequence of implemented instructions typically used to solve a problem or perform a task. They are unambiguous - that means they are fact based, a statement and not susceptible to uncertainty - and are used to perfume calculations, data processing …

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Tips from a successful entrepreneur

I’ve always been entrepreneurial, even when I was young. While many middle-class kids growing up in the U.S. have lemonade stands as their first business venture, I opted for jobs a bit on the fringe. I collected and sold baseball cards in my early years, then opted for …

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