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Roaming the Streets In Search of…

11 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I have always been curious.  Some would say nosey.  This affliction began at a very young age, around 3, when my family lived in a Houston enclave. My curiosity manifested itself in a desire to be out and about, to meet people and to find out stuff.  This desire led me to roam my street […] Read more»

What’s In A Name?

28 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
What’s in a name? A lot, it would seem, especially if you can find the humor in the law of unintended consequences in the child naming arena. And sometimes the last name is an indicator of the career choice of its owner. When parents pick names for their children, they typically rely on family tradition, […] Read more»

Leadership Lessons From My Love Affair

7 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
John Self is interviewing today so we are sharing a post from February 2013. Have a great weekend! I have a confession to make. For more than eight years I had torrid and wonderfully fulfilling love affair — with the game of baseball as an umpire, working my way up from dad’s pitch games at the […] Read more»