Merrily Orsini's Thought Leadership

Downsizing is Hard

The Journey from Supersized to Downsized

I recently took my staff on a virtual tour to let them experience firsthand the turmoil and chaos of my current undertaking: packing up two lifetimes of memorabilia, collectibles, and necessities from one home and moving it all 400 miles to my new residence. It’s not a pretty sight; in[…]

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Think Freedom and Remember

Freedom Has Its Price

Remembering Pearl Harbor today, and that we, as a nation, have sacrificed much over the years to have freedoms: speech, religion, press, the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Whatever your political persuasion, take a moment today to think of[…]

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Measure and do more of what works

Build Upon What Works

Choosing what rules to live by is a crucial part of one’s destiny. When values seem to be shifting, I hark back to a trip to South America where I was introduced to the Incan culture and was taken by the powerful but simple rules of that civilization. Incan rules:[…]

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