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We Are the Company - and Books - We Keep

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 07.18.2012 | Books
Jeff DeGraff

I was recently asked by an authority figure in fashionable red pumps to tidy up my library. I can only assume this is the first step of a more serious intervention. You see, I have a little problem with books. I'm addicted to them.

The Art of Growing Old

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff DeGraff

While we know that various types of creative endeavors and play are essential to the cognitive development of children, there is considerable debate among researchers as to whether these benefits are ongoing and extend to the elderly.

MacGyvering Our Way Out of the Creativity Crisis

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff DeGraff

Innovation is mostly about seeing what others miss, connecting the dots and taking purposeful action. To do so, we must intentionally look in our blind spots.

Joyriding With Ayn Rand

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 04.29.2012 | Books
Jeff DeGraff

I didn't get a good look at the driver but I did spot the unmistakable Ducks Unlimited decal and a bumper sticker that read, "Ayn Rand Was Right." I wondered, "right about what?"

The Patron Saint of Mediocrity (or How I Would Settle for Merely Competent Leaders)

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

At the conclusion of the delightful movie Amadeus, the jealous and mischievous court composer Antonio Salieri, who has undone Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,...