Will these silly hats really help me make decisions?

In an earlier post I described Edward DeBono’s Six Thinking Hats. This is a technique to help you adopt a variety of thinking styles for better decisions, individually or in groups. The white hat represents logic and information, the red hat is emotion and intuition, the black hat is risks and problems, the yellow hat is … Continue reading Will these silly hats really help me make decisions?

The runaway bridal shower

My daughter just commandeered my house and yard for a bridal shower for a good friend. I can remember a time (Now, doesn’t that make me sound old!) when a bridal shower was simply held in somebody’s apartment. Everybody sat around on mismatched folding chairs with plates balanced on their laps and had cake and … Continue reading The runaway bridal shower