Monthly Archives: May 2012

2% day

Today is the second anniversary of being told I had a 2% chance of making 2 years. Here I am, 2 years on – playing golf and without any obvious signs of cancer. Small celebration in the Howard household tonight.

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Maxed out or abundance?

Maxed-out or abundance? Paul Gilding, Peter Diamandis debate Is the Earth maxed out, or should we be optimistic about being able to solve our future? At TED 2012, Paul Gilding made the case for the former, and Peter Diamandis argued … Continue reading

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Compassion

Question of the Day May 14, 2012 – Compassionate And ‘Giving’, And Selfish And ‘Taking’ What drives some people to be compassionate and ‘giving’, and others to be selfish and ‘taking’? This seems a little like one of those “have … Continue reading

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Mothers Day

Question of the Day May 13, 2012 – Mother’s Day What was your Mother’s Day like last year and THIS year? What did your family do for you/what did you do for your Mother? Did you enjoy it? Please tell … Continue reading

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Talking to self

Question of the Day May 11, 2012 – Talking To Self Do you talk to yourself? Do you answer or isn’t that an issue? Yep I often have internal conversations. It makes sense to me, because when talking, I am … Continue reading

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Courtesy

Question of the Day May 9, 2012 – Courtesy on a bus This question was also put to me by the sixteen year old boy from a Himalayan country about four years ago. “Every morning I go to school by … Continue reading

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Ignorance and Power

Flawed, Ignorant and Dangerous: A Bain Capital Partner’s Worldview Hi John Your sentence “Ignorance, when coupled with power, is what’s truly dangerous to civilized society” is one of the greatest sentences I have read. POLpursun correctly states that the purpose … Continue reading

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