We Become What We Count

We Become What We Count

On June 13, 1995, Bennett R. Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, launched a contest called, “Yo! I’m Your C.E.O.” Ben Cohen had decided to relinquish his role as CEO of the company, which was then 17 years old. Part...
Magnetic Attraction

Magnetic Attraction

The combination of ignorance, gullibility, imagination, and fantasy is a truly beautiful thing. Before I go any farther than that first sentence, please allow me to explain something: There’s a distinction with a high degree of clearly discernible difference...
Digital Transformation: Part Deux

Digital Transformation: Part Deux

That hush you hear is the vacuum in which all the palaver about digital transformation used to be. In April of 2018, I wrote the first installment in what’s turned out to be this two-part series. In it, I expressed my wonder at the phrase — digital...
A Beautiful Thing

A Beautiful Thing

Last Thursday morning, I had to don the obligatory N95 mask and nitrile gloves and head out to a local diagnostic lab for some routine bloodwork. Considering the fact that the list of tests to be performed on said blood was longer than I am tall, I have to imagine the...
Coronapathy

Coronapathy

I don’t know if there’s yet a definition of or a clinical diagnosis for the derangement caused by coronavirus and its associated emotional and psychological manifestations. And I don’t know if any such diagnosis yet appears in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of...