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NBA commissioner deploys the nuclear solution

In Current Events on April 30, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Plutonium was
employed to fix the Sterling
Silver conflict. Boom!

And in the NBA, the Sterling-Silver reaction goes nuclear.

And in the NBA, the Sterling-Silver reaction goes nuclear.

“The NBA studied the situation for two days before Silver walked out and handed down the death sentence. Sterling can’t go to games, practices, or the office. He can’t handle any of the business dealings of the franchise. The commissioner will ask the other owners to kick him out of the club, forcing Sterling, the longest-tenured owner in the NBA, to sell the team and disappear.”
Source: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/sixers/20140430_A_fight_ahead_for_Sterling__Silver.html

Make time to clean, mend, and iron out life’s small problems

In Aha!, Aikido, Alignment, elbow grease, High Touch, sharpen the saw, time management on April 29, 2014 at 5:43 pm

The rain allows time
for mending, ironing, and
following the way.

It's time to mend this old gi and find again the pleats in this hakama.

It’s time to mend this old gi and find again the pleats in this hakama.

Cleaned, pressed, and folded as best I can remember how.

Cleaned, pressed, and folded as best I can remember how.

Q: What price freedom? A: An occasional window shake and a little noise.

In Active Listening, Current Events, leadership, Leave Your Comfort Zone on April 28, 2014 at 6:29 pm

Boom! The windows shake.
Boom! Boom! Boom! Fire for effect.
What price freedom? Noise.

Future leaders practice their gunnery skills at the Quantico Marine Corps Base.

Future leaders practice their gunnery skills at the Quantico Marine Corps Base.

The sole survivor

In Luck on April 27, 2014 at 11:55 pm
A West Point tulip avoids the hungry neighborhood deer.

A West Point tulip avoids the hungry neighborhood deer.

A West Point tulip
blooms where the deer can’t find it.
A lucky bulb, yes?

Got purpose?

In Aha!, Alignment, How To on April 26, 2014 at 4:10 pm
Our intentionality rules our actions and determines most outcomes.

Our intentionality rules our actions and determines most outcomes.

Do what you intend.
Think that you can and you will.
Think you can’t, you won’t.

Play Ball

In Aha!, Cool Ideas on April 26, 2014 at 4:07 pm
What if we play catch with an imaginary mass? Would it be possible to drop it?

What if we play catch with an imaginary mass? Would it be possible to drop it?

Let us play catch with
an imaginary mass.
Pass the energy.

Try, try, again!

In elbow grease, How To, leadership, Leave Your Comfort Zone on April 24, 2014 at 5:19 pm

When life knocks you down,
stand back up and keep trying.
Never, ever, quit.

Never, ever, quit.

Never, ever, quit.

Pujols #500

In Luck on April 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm
Last night I witnessed baseball history and then shared an elevator with a rep from the Angels' organization.

Last night I witnessed baseball history and then shared an elevator with a rep from the Angels’ organization.

Albert Pujols swings.
And even the Nats fans cheer
500 round trips!

The Washington Post tells more about this special occasion.

Consider the lilies of the field

In Current Events, Epiphanies on April 21, 2014 at 4:54 pm

Pope Francis prays for
an end to conflicts worldwide.
Lord, hear our prayers.

Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Cuba Libre

In Cool Ideas on April 19, 2014 at 7:27 pm

Rum and coke cola
with a little bit of lime;
Ah! Cuba Libre.

Rum + Coke Cola + Lime = Cuba Libre

Rum + Coke Cola + Lime = Cuba Libre