Archive for July, 2011

Making Vs.Taking Decisions

Friday, July 29th, 2011

I have always found it curious how Europeans describe “making decisions” as “taking decisions.” For the longest time, I attributed this difference to nothing more than translational noise in the channel. But lately, I have come to appreciate a deeper meaning behind this difference, one with ramifications to anyone with leadership responsibility. (more…)

U.S. Women’s Soccer Personifies Teamwork

Monday, July 11th, 2011

I confess that I am not a huge soccer fan. I do not know all of the positions and do not understand the rules. Despite attending my kids’ games, I never really picked up on the nuances of the sport. I thought soccer involved a blob of kids kicking frantically at the ball, punctuated by orange slices afterwards.

Then I tuned into the Women’s World Cup. (more…)