Entries by OAA Admin

Integrity

We all know what integrity is.  I define it as doing what you say you’re going to do.  Personally, I think it is one of the highest virtues.  It is something to aspire to and…

Correcting Course

Every good business person has a plan.  Failures wander but successful people plan.  However, plans almost never work the way you think they will. I sit on the board of directors of a community bank. …

Fly the Plane

The airplane was veering side to side while climbing, then diving crazily.  Clouds and sky were replaced by visions of the ground rushing up violently from second to second.  As alarm bells went off, while…

Escape Velocity

The futurist Ray Kurzweil, author of “The Singularity is Near” describes his idea of escape velocity as that point in time when for every year you live, science will make another year of life possible…