The shepherds marvel at the angel’s announcement of the birth of Christ.

An unexpected change in jobs teaches me a lot about the importance of good workplace culture.

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How a Medium Partner Program check and some unexpected praise rekindled my passion for writing

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These cross-country afternoons with friends were one of the highlights of my life in Colorado.

Rivers speak to us with their life-giving water. We need to listen.

I start small, as a spring,

Or a dripping snowmelt high in the mountains.

I begin my life with hardly a notice,

Far, far from prying eyes.

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A plea from a visiting brother led me to a -70 windchill skiing day. I feel lucky to have survived.

Dr. David Martin

I write about leadership, tech, education, current affairs and life in general from Seoul, South Korea (poetry, too!). Email me at

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