The Ides of October

The Ides of October

BIRTHDAYS & PHILOSOPHY The Ides of October JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 15 October 2020 One-hundred-seventy-six years ago, on this very day, Franziska and Carl Nietzsche became parents to Friedrich Nietzsche, a German writer and philosopher....
Nitro – The Ride

Nitro – The Ride

ROLLER COASTERS & ANTICIPATION Nitro – The Ride JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 8 October 2020 We had four Coke cans collected in a disposable plastic bag. I heard them clanking into each other and the subtle rustle of the bag every time...
Mr. Fudd Goes to Washington

Mr. Fudd Goes to Washington

I read an article in The Washington Post the other week entitled, “Hot new job title in a pandemic: ‘Head of remote work’”. My first thought was that only the kind of creative imagination that characterizes American business could come up with that title: Head of...
Horizontal Harmony

Horizontal Harmony

SUNSETS & HARMONY Horizontal Harmony JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 1 October 2020 Have you ever seen a sunset while sitting on the beach? When you take a picture of such a breathtaking sight, it never comes out even close to being as vibrant...
Fateful Attraction

Fateful Attraction

If you’ll forgive the redundancy, there are a million books in print about how to become a millionaire. You can easily find The Millionaire Next Door, The Millionaire Fastlane, Millionaire Mindset, The Mindful Millionaire, Millionaire Success Habits, and How to Make a...
Crush Your Own To-Do List

Crush Your Own To-Do List

PRODUCTIVITY & PERSISTENCE Crush Your Own To-Do List JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 24 September 2020 I created an overly ambitious to-do list for this past weekend. There were nine items on the list, one of which had a question mark at the end...