Here’s How The Golden Circle Inspired Me to Reflect On My “Why”

I recently read a thought-provoking book titled “Start With Why” by Simon Sinek. He has a great quote from the book: “People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe.” Those are just 21 words and 18 are monosyllabic so thankfully, I didn’t find…

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My Dad Taught Me that November 11th is Not Just Another Day

Veterans Day

In 1954, President Dwight Eisenhower established November 11 each year as a day to honor American veterans. It’s not just another day to me. My father served in the US Army and fought in the South Pacific during World War II. Specifically, he served on the Solomon Islands, where the fighting was very fierce. He…

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3 Things I Learned After Hearing Texas Railroad Commissioner Jim Wright

Jim Wright is one of three Texas Railroad Commission (TXRRC) commissioners. He was elected in 2020 (in the middle of a pandemic!) to a six-year term. He was the featured speaker at Thursday’s Houston Chemical Association (HASHTAG HCA) monthly meeting. I was fortunate enough to sit at Commissioner Wright’s table at lunch. He absolutely doesn’t give off a politician…

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