Friday’s Findings: 07.12.2019

1. Documentary worth watching… Joseph Campbell was a professor of literature and author, who was well known for his work with comparative mythology. The documentary, Finding Joe, delves into how a hidden pattern that shows up in every story, which he called “the hero’s journey,” is “relevant and essential in today’s world.” Joseph Campbell was…

Overcorrecting

I remember my very first helicopter lesson about fifteen  years ago. My instructor and I were sitting in the cockpit with the blades spinning. He explained what each of the flight controls were responsible for. The cyclic is the part that moves the aircraft forward, backward, and side-to-side. The pedals, one for each foot, spin…

Friday’s Findings: 07.05.2019

1. Phenomenon you should be aware of… There are processes called trophic cascades which “are powerful indirect interactions that can control entire ecosystems. Trophic cascades occur when predators limit the density and/or behavior of their prey and thereby enhance survival of the next lower trophic level.” The trickle down effects of removing a species for…

Father’s Day

As humans, we learn a lot through observation. What we see is what we know. And what we know shapes who we become. I learned a success technique early in life called modeling, which is finding someone doing what you want to do, and then doing exactly what they are doing or have done, to…