The Future is Local

Is there a difference between globalization and global localization? Yes, there is. Globalization refers to a “one world” alliance, and it definitely feels like we are becoming that. It sounds so utopian, a state in which everything is perfect: communication, economics, business, technology, government, society, and culture. We have diversity, equity, and inclusion and outcomesContinue reading “The Future is Local”

Pine-Richland Football #NeighborlyLove

This clip is taken from the special meeting of the Pine-Richland school board on June 2, 2021. The meeting was called to vote on the approval of hiring a Head Football Coach for the 2021-22 school year. The speaker is me, Marc Casciani, Treasurer of the board. Because traditional and social media outlets distort theContinue reading “Pine-Richland Football #NeighborlyLove”

Neighborly Love Podcast, Episode 9 – Tom Krahe

Ordinary People. Extraordinary Conversations. If “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and “The Parable of the Good Samaritan” collided at an intersection, then the Neighborly Love podcast would be the result. It features casual conversations over coffee in a “virtual coffee shop” that lean into the power of empathy. It’s about feeling heard, valued and understood.Continue reading “Neighborly Love Podcast, Episode 9 – Tom Krahe”

Gossip on Steroids

What is gossip? According to the dictionary, it’s defined as casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true. Here’s another definition. Gossip is sharing information with somebody who is not part of the problem or the solution. By these definitions, it seems like allContinue reading “Gossip on Steroids”