Clearing out my Writing Boots idea file the other day, I found in these posts that never a certain poesy of their own. —ed.
It is possible to have social skills SO RADICALLY BAD and narcissism SO ACUTE … that normal human beings haven’t build up defenses against them. It renders the entire world defenseless in the face of your requests–and the more insane the requests, the more defenseless the world. This is how Hitler got started.
LADY IN MOVIE
ESSENTIAL CEO PROBLEM: TURNING TO RICH PEOPLE FOR HELP! (notes from Axios meeting, sister’s observation about how the first thing the newly rich do with money is separate themselves from others, McDonald’s CEO quote about his own “very narrow worldview.”)
“functioning alcoholic”?! how about “functioning teetotaler”?
It’s not always good when speakers go off script, but the REASONS they do are entirely good. They want to connect! (Go off my own script–IN REHEARSALS!)
Change is the only constant.
Who moved my cheese?
“Events, dear boy, events.”
MY INCONTINENCE STORY