Author Archives: dredwilliams

What color are your glasses?

We all look at the world around us through some kind of glasses.  Some are rose-colored, some are sunglasses, and some try to correct our vision in some way. Ok … we don’t all wear glasses, but there is something … Continue reading

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Where’s the box?

Two of my favorite quotes from Albert Einstein: “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Ok, if … Continue reading

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How does anyone take spam emails seriously?

I get dozens of emails every day.  I’m on a lot of mailing lists — technical newsletters, leadership blogs, and notices from banks, credit cards, my church, and other valid sources of information.  I get advertising from various stores that … Continue reading

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Success is … not forgetting the basics

The famous quote attributed to Thomas Edison popped into my mind when reading another blog:  “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.”  The common interpretation is that there is a lot of work between coming up with an idea and … Continue reading

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Do you know how to read a book?

I’ve been reading now for about 46 years … lots of books — textbooks, novels, nonfiction, magazines, journals, papers … and I thought I knew how.  As I was listening to Michael Hyatt‘s podcast “How to read a nonfiction book” … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Generation

Jennifer and I have been married for just over 30 years and have seven children ranging from 16 up through 76 … what was that again? We are in the position that many of our friends are also in:  while … Continue reading

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