The Generation Bridge Bert Botta We have great age ranges here in cohorts. Yet I see the generation “gap” being nicely bridged Or am I fooling myself, not seeing something that needs to be explored? If there is a gap, what is it? How does it look in how we interact and share our lives? […]

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Your life can become richer, in relationships, money and experiences by becoming a good “Connector!” Ask me how “Bert is what Malcom Gladwell calls “A Connector.” He forms many more relationships than most people have either the inclination or the capacity for.  He stays in touch with them, and is influential with them well beyond […]

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Dead Men Not Talking© Four guys at breakfast, all at the same table, each reading a newspaper; backs turned away from each other as if they were carrying a mutual grudge or had been offended by the mere presence of one another. They were oblivious to anything but the bright colors of the USA Today […]

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“Just Don’t Be Yourself!”   INTRODUCTION What do you mean, “Just don’t be yourself!?” That’s ridiculous! You know that everyone tells you to “just be yourself” when you’re trying to figure something out and you don’t know what to do! Maybe this story about Henry the Nerd will help explain why “just being yourself” isn’t […]

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