Author Archives: Pat

Kai Nagata’s Odyssey

A 24-year old reporter quits a prestigous job with a national television network and blogs his “cri de coeur.”  Within 24 hours, his post — Why I Quit My Job – goes viral.  Most commentators line up for or against his views on politics … Read More

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Learning to Listen to Stories

Mrs. Payne was my third grade teacher.  She presided over an orderly classroom: neat rows of wooden desks, bulletin boards dotted with the class’ best work, spotless blackboards.  Well-worn textbooks lined the walls.  We sang all three verses of God Save … Read More

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