Yes to Opportunity!

Even if you voted for Senator McCain, you have to admit (secretly, quietly) that there is something hopeful, heartening about the election of President-Elect Barack Obama.  Not just because he’s the first African American or the most unlikely winner, but because his campaign, his “business plan” for building coalitions across wide swaths of people, for […]

POSITIONING YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS

Today I’m attending the first full day of classes at Stanford University.  I’m attending the Stanford Professional Publishing Course (I won the American Magazine Publishers Diversity Fellowship).  My day began with a presentation by futurist Paul Saffo, a Stanford engineering professor.  Saffo’s presentation, Publishing in a Post-Information Age, was packed with interesting (and amusing) bits […]