There is really no excuse for this stuff to wind up in our oceans. If you are going to use single use plastic items, at least take the time to dispose of them responsibly.
…the primary responsibility for managing striped bass and bluefish belong to two different fishery management bodies, that operate under different laws, take different approaches to fishery management, and have very different records of success.”
Simon Sinek is one of my favorite people to learn from. He says this is one of his favorite stories; it is one of mine as well.
The lesson is powerful, easy to understand and a good reminder not to take ourselves too seriously.
When Simon Sinek offers advice quite often I take it to heart.
This was something I learned from good leaders in the Navy during planning and after actions. It made sense then but over the years I have lost the skill. Time to get it back.
In 2020 my goal is to be a whole lot better about this than I have been in the past.
Feel free to remind me.
I don’t agree with Jeff Flake on much but he sure got this right.
The free press is the despot’s enemy, which makes the free press the guardian of democracy. When a figure in power reflexively calls any press that doesn’t suit him “fake news,” it is that person who should be the figure of suspicion, not the press.”
Journalists play a major role in the promotion and protection of democracy and our unalienable rights, and they must be able to do their jobs freely. Only truth and transparency can guarantee freedom.”