People Are Just People

People Are Just People

PEOPLE & PERCEPTION People Are Just People JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group July 14, 2022 I have a quote hanging in a picture frame in my kitchen. The quote is from the book The Power of Lift by Melinda Gates. It reads, “Connect deeply with...
So’s Your Uncle Louie

So’s Your Uncle Louie

I don’t like to think of myself as being a terribly reactive person. I’m not a panic-first kind of guy. I generally prefer to be tempered, measured, moderate, contemplative. I prefer to weigh things as objectively as I can — to consider evidence, to gather facts (if...
It’s More than Personal

It’s More than Personal

HARDY ACORNS & SUNLIGHT It’s More than Personal JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group June 23, 2022 The tallest oak in the forest is the tallest not just because it grew from the hardiest acorn; it is the tallest also because no other trees blocked...
Who Am I?

Who Am I?

STATE INTEGRATION & ME Who Am I? JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group June 16, 2022 I’m an insatiable reader, a liberal, a reflective writer, a full-time marketer, a mistake-maker, a dog/chicken/tarantula owner, a mother of two, a divorcee, a...
The Big Picture

The Big Picture

UNDERSTANDING & LIFE The Big Picture JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group June 9, 2022 Have you ever lost the ability to see the big picture? Have you ever faced a problem you simply couldn’t resolve? It seemed so much bigger than what you could...
A Loose Tooth

A Loose Tooth

COURAGE & TEETH A Loose Tooth JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group June 2, 2022 Last week, my daughter came home from school and did what she usually does. She ran around with her friends, ate a lot of snacks, and rode her bike up and down the...