Posts tagged: communities

Diners that Nourish and Heal What Ails Us

The entire country seems to be having a deer in headlights moment: stunned with fear. With our social fabric rent to shreds, if there ever was a time for a new model, this is it. Cooperative community diners pose an elegant solution that may solve myriad problems on many levels. The diners of my youth, … Continue reading Diners that Nourish and Heal What Ails Us

When Brilliance Meets Opportunity – or Doesn’t

Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell’s new book splendidly portrays what can happen when brilliance meets advantage and opportunity. And what doesn’t happen when brilliance runs into the brick wall of family dysfunction. Gladwell’s premise is that those who spectacularly outperform everyone else were not just brilliant, they were also able to take advantage of the opportunities that … Continue reading When Brilliance Meets Opportunity – or Doesn’t