I am in the middle of a setback. It is not minor or major. It is a setback that requires me to be aware about my possibilities and patient with my emotions. I’m doing a lot of reading and listening to help me live through the setback. I’m sharing my reading/listening list because maybe you will find some insight and comfort, as well.
I found out that Senior Advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett’s favorite Earth Wind & Fire song is ‘Reasons,’ thanks to the Another Round podcast.
Insightful post-mortem on how SB Nation pushed a story on football player/police office/convicted rapist Daniel Holzclaw through the editorial process. Note: It is valuable to listen to all perspectives when it comes to stories on people who are convicted rapists.
it is not a fixed list but a guide….this is what I’m working on becoming before I die…
Great sense of humor /wicked sense of humor
Skilled with his hands (able to fix things)
Healthy well-adjusted relationships in personal and professional life
Kind of heart – connected to the world in a meaningful way
Knows what’s important to argue over and what’s not
Cares about people and wants to make a difference in life
Not a dreamer but in touch with his inner child (but not arrested development)
· Knows how to take a weekend off to go to Tahiti and why
· Values reciprocity (and acts accordingly)
· Has an inner asshole but deploys it judiciously
· Prefers fun over moping
· Challenging in debate and the head
· Intellectually curious