I love samba. I love the music, I love dancing to it and I love watching good samba dancers dance to good samba drummers. What’s even more beautiful is a solo between a really good samba dancer and a really good samba drummer. They exponentiate each other. What makes for a good dancer and a … Continue reading The Ritual of Samba
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Dad jokes are my jam. Some of my favorite people in the world can tell a bomb ass dad joke. It’s dry humor. I know it’s dry, but what makes dry “dry”. I looked it up and according to the sages at Wikipedia, dad jokes are deadpan comedy: Deadpan, dry humour, or dry-wit humour is … Continue reading Juxtaposition
I’m skipping around with my lesson...confidence is the next trait in the sequence, but I’m giving myself the confidence to change my own lesson in order to focus on credibility. Throughout my career, I’ve noticed a trend within myself: when I first start a new role at a new company, I’m very timid. In some … Continue reading How Credibility Enables Authenticity
What does it mean to be charismatic? For most of my life, I’ve envisioned the person who can carry on witty banter, can bring life to a boring party, and never second guess the words that are coming out of their mouth. Also known as, “not me.” I’ve learned over the two years that those … Continue reading Charisma
Despite my flaws, Connection is an area where I feel I shine. Maybe it's because my sun sign is Cancer, but I thrive on people feeling welcomed, happy and appreciated. Having said that, this isn't a lesson to skip. Someone once told me that I put up walls for certain people, and that's something to … Continue reading Connection