“Everyone needs a coach.”
– Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google
As a child growing up in the 1950’s & 60’s I remember sitting around the family dinner table eating tortillas, frijoles and other Mexican goodies that my mother would prepare daily. My father, a General Motors factory worker, made sure we all ate dinner at the same time! Every day! No exceptions!
The topic of conversation usually revolved around the family and went something like this; “Did you hear the latest about tio (uncle) Pepe’s kids?” “How’s school?” “Mama, can I spend the night at grandma’s house?” If my father talked about work, which was rare, it was about some dumb thing his foreman did that day. Read more…