It is nearly too coincidental to be true. Jerry Weintraub and I lived in adjacent apartment buildings on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx. He was dating a girl who lived in my building. I was dating a girl who lived in his.
This story reveals once again that climate change isn't just about melting glaciers and polar bears. It's about people -- people losing their homes, their livelihoods, and their dreams for their children.
In his book, When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead, legendary film producer Jerry Weintraub says death makes the rope taut. You need an endpoint, after all, to give your story structure -- and meaning. Maybe that's why they call it a deadline.
Since most of us are not in the healing business, the opportunity to test this paradox doesn't often pop up. So when Jerry Weintraub show us an effective use of a placebo in relationships -- it's worth noting.