Category Archives: TTJ 2011

Congressional Term Limits

Our current Congress is dysfunctional in serving its constituents – America’s voters. The source of this dysfunction is “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely”. Power grows with longevity in Congress, where some members are more concerned with self … Continue reading

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Can we work together?

A Libertarian friend of mine sent me an email with an article titled: “Ten Ways Progressive Policies Harm Society’s Moral Character”.  He asked me to comment on them. To set the record straight, I like many Americans, am registered as … Continue reading

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OOPS (cont.)

Hmmm, the country’s credit rating was lowered even after the courageous efforts of our government to prevent that… lol Greed has a way to bite those who embrace it in the ass.  Unfortunately those who do not embrace Greed are … Continue reading

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Fix It

We are now in the eleventh hour of our debt crisis.  Promises that there will not be a default abound from both parties.  Everyone is focused on averting what seems to be a sure thing… that the United States of … Continue reading

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OOPS

Did you watch President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner speak last night?  What did you think?  Here’s what I saw and what I “read between the lines”…  They both wanted to have the American public believe that … Continue reading

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Perfect – you, me, time and place

Have you ever made a mistake and thought or maybe said, “Well, I’m not perfect.”  I have.  But now that I’m a senior citizen I realize I am perfect… was perfect my entire life.  Think that’s funny huh?  This next … Continue reading

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Immigrant Rights

A poll in Arizona has over 60% of respondents approve of a new law that nullifies punitive damages to illegal immigrants.  Punitive damages is defined as: Monetary compensation awarded to an injured party that goes beyond that which is necessary … Continue reading

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Team Membership

I labeled my last post “Confession”.  It represented the beginning to fully adhere to the premise that TeamTacks™ and the Ten Commandments of Teamwork is spiritual and not secular based.   Over the course of posting to this blog, I will … Continue reading

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Confession

I started writing about teamwork in 2000.  Somehow I got the urge to write what I found to work when participating in an IT project, in a staff or leadership role.  My first attempt was by email to people in IT … Continue reading

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What are you gonna do?

Let me begin by letting you know this is not a short post.  It’s the lengthiest post I have ever written but I feel it’s important since we’re all being affected by the “Great Recession”, the expressed outrage with the … Continue reading

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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH – Again

Today’s world is interesting.  Protests world wide.  Some effecting change others being suppressed.  The reasons vary for these protests.  In the Middle East, protestors want what we have… the freedom to choose our leaders.  Here in the States the protests seem … Continue reading

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Effective Use

I am guilty of hanging onto emails for years. So this past weekend I decided to do some house keeping on my in-box.  In doing so I found a gem of a reply dated July 5, 2006 from a client, … Continue reading

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