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Combatting Climate Change in the New Space Frontier

This year marks the 75th anniversary of our first foray into space. On March 22, 1946, directly on the heels of the official introduction of the U.S. outer space research program, the first American-built rocket, the WAC Corporal, was launched out of the Earth’s atmosphere. The rocket soared to an altitude of 50 miles from…

How the Galapagos Inform Mental Models for Businesses

“A company cannot achieve long-term profits without embracing purpose and considering the needs of a broad range of stakeholders.” He did it again. This time head-on. In his 2020 letter to CEOs, Larry Fink projected the voices of a broad range of stakeholders and not just those who own stock. His letter reflected a situation…

Why Antarctica is Vital to the Future of Earth

People close to me know that travel is my passion. It has been a priority for most of my life. As the number of trips I’ve had the opportunity to take has risen, my destinations have gone farther off the beaten path. A trip to Antarctica pushed the boundaries to their farthest reaches. The idea…

The Surprise of Discovering True Leadership on Mt. Kilimanjaro

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. The early hours of February 13, 2019, marked an important personal milestone. I had made it to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro. With an elevation of 19,341 feet, Kilimanjaro…

The Louvre is Proof of Global Shared Humanity

A couple of years ago, my son and I met in Paris, France, for a quick vacation. We had been before, but always on short layovers. This trip was different. It was our chance to delve into the beautiful historic city. Our expectations were simple: see the major sights, enjoy the diversity of food, and…

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