Listen & Keep and Open Mind

Business Judgement Rule

IMHO – Boards should be thankful to get all the input they can get.  Just because they were elected… doesn’t all of a sudden make them any smarter than any of the members/owners who elected them and pay mortgages too.  It’s in the movies and Biblical Interpretations too!

Point Break

[Supervisor Walking New Agent Johnny Utah through the FBI office]

Ben Harp: You know nothing. In fact, you know less than nothing. If you knew that you knew nothing, then that would be something, but you don’t.  40 seconds into clip  Movie Trailer   More


The biggest lesson I got from my one year of law school:

Read the statute three times and then read it again.

Napoleonic Complex’. [1]

It is characterized by overly-aggressive or domineering social behavior  people who are driven by a perceived handicap to overcompensate in other aspects of their lives.   The conventional wisdom is that Napoleon compensated for his lack of height by seeking power, war and conquest.   Learn More


A popular Jewish folktale tells of a young student who came to a prominent rabbi to be tested for ordination.

The rabbi’s first question was “Name the five volumes of the Shulkhan Arukh.” (Code of Jewish Law)

The student, thinking that the rabbi had made a slip of the tongue, named the four volumes, but the rabbi asked him to name the fifth.

“There is no fifth volume,” the student said.

“There is indeed,” the rabbi said. “Common sense is the fifth volume, and if you don’t have it, all your rulings will be of no use, even if you know the other four volumes by heart.”  Jewish virtual shulkhan_arukh

It’s biblical too! Click for more

Videos about listening & keeping an open mind

If you knew nothing that would be better, then thinking you know something

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Point Break Trailer

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If you were right, I would agree with you

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Awakenings Trailer

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