There’s many things I do that get accolades for that, sometimes, I start to think I can’t do anything wrong. Usually that’s when reality kicks in. It can feel harsh or just disappointing but it’s the type of thing that brings me back to reality, even if I didn’t actually make any mistakes. A friend […]

Back in 1992, there were horrible riots in Los Angeles after an all-white jury acquitted 4 police officers of using excessive force against a man named Rodney King, even though there was extensive video footage of the beating, which also included a lot of other police officers standing around watching it happen. As is wont […]

Usually when I write a post on a diversity issue I get few people to comment, let alone read it. That’s why last week’s post about privilege & cultural appropriation stood out because not only did it get a couple of comments but it got me talking to a few people on Twitter. discussing this […]

I remember a time many years ago when I was working with a health care group out of state. They brought me in to do an assessment of their charge capture process throughout a 2-hospital system. I’d been working on the project for about two weeks, and things had been going fairly well. Come the […]

Today is Christmas Eve and, hopefully, more people will be nice to each other because of what tomorrow is supposed to represent. Yet, even for those who celebrate a holiday that’s supposed to bring “peace on earth, goodwill to men”, we see that language and agendas take away from that concept. Timothy Valentine via Compfight […]

Last week was a strange week for me. On two different social media sites, I had people deciding that they needed to defend themselves against something I shared… something that I didn’t share specifically with either one of them. Gary A. K. via Compfight On the first one, I put up something on Facebook that […]

Dr. Ben Carson is supposed to be a very smart guy. If that’s the case why are his words so stupid? Len Matthews via Compfight This isn’t a political discussion; it’s a communications discussion. Back last August he was on some news program trying to promote an agenda item and he decided to compare the […]