Creative Collisions

Listen to “Creative Collisions” by Fred Smith   One of our daughters spent a semester at The University of Florence in Italy years ago so Carol and I took the opportunity to [...]

The One That Got Away

Listen to “The One That Got Away” by Fred Smith   For years I have been a fan of those able to take concepts from different periods of history, various disciplines, and skills to [...]

Soft on Sin

Listen to “Soft on Sin” by Fred Smith   What the heck was Jonah’s problem with Nineveh? The same problem as the older brother in the parable of the prodigal son. The same problem [...]

Stop The Steal

Listen to “Stop the Steal” by Fred Smith   Rebellions do not happen overnight. After years, there is always a tipping point in either an event or a moment that precipitates them. [...]

Same Kind of Different

Listen to “Same Kind of Different” by Fred Smith   In that same interview mentioned in the blog last week the question was asked, “What is the state of what some of us call Big [...]

George and Jesus

Listen to “George and Jesus” by Fred Smith   A few weeks ago I did an interview and while much of it was on philanthropy the questions ranged across a number of topics. This [...]

The Art of Destruction

Listen to “The Art of Destruction” by Fred Smith   In 1887, four people in Denver imagined a plan for working together in new ways to make Denver a better place. They founded a [...]

More Than Enough

Listen to “More than Enough” by Fred Smith   My wife, Carol, was sleeping in the passenger seat as we drove past the exit sign for Tyler, Texas. It was 1977 and we were on our [...]