BRYCE ON NONPROFITS What is more important, the institution or our vanity? Click for AUDIO VERSION. To use this segment in a Radio broadcast or Podcast, send TIM a request. As a follow-up to my recent column on "Do Just One Thing," I want to describe another problem involving nonprofit … [Read more...] about Chasing Aprons
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BRYCE ON FREEMASONRY - Can it no longer change and adapt? Read a response to this piece in a A Fresh Perspective of Freemasonry from a Grand Master. As a Freemason who has had more than one run-in with with Grand Masters, I have become a lightning rod for others who are no longer satisfied … [Read more...] about Has Freemasonry Lost its Luster?
Is fairness in the eye of the beholder? BRYCE ON MORALITY Good question. This is something we all demand but I don't think we really know what fair is; to illustrate: In this country we have established an extensive system of jurisprudence involving lawyers, judges, juries, appeals, etc. Yet, … [Read more...] about What is Fair?
BRYCE ON LIFE Some people have to learn the hard way. I had a situation where I was working with a young Systems Analyst who was ambitious but a bit naive as to the field of information systems. Nonetheless he wanted to boldly tackle a major systems project for his company and asked me for advice. … [Read more...] about Getting Burned
BRYCE ON LIFE Do we use this as an opportunity to reason and discuss? During this past Thanksgiving holiday, we were admonished by several talking heads on television not to discuss politics at the dinner table in order to maintain peace and harmony. I vehemently disagree as I see this as more … [Read more...] about Politics at the Dinner Table
BRYCE ON LIFE - Do we make too much out of them? I have always been fascinated with our use of suffixes in names, such as "Senior" or "Junior." I look upon the use of such monikers as a desperate cry for attention. Years ago I had a friend who put "Senior" after his name on business cards. Knowing … [Read more...] about Our Fascination with Name Suffixes
BRYCE ON MANAGEMENT - "The longer you delay admitting a mistake, the more expensive it will be to correct." - Bryce's Law Nobody likes to admit making a mistake. We tend to believe it makes us look bad in the eyes of our coworkers, friends and particularly the boss. It's a real test of our … [Read more...] about Admitting a Mistake
BRYCE ON LIFE - Some suggestions. For several years, the Gallup organization has been monitoring and measuring morality in our country. One glaring statistic always jumps out at me, specifically Americans believe morality is in decline and our values are changing. There may be several causes for … [Read more...] about Promoting Morality
I first wrote this article for FreemasonInformation.com back on March 11th, 2007. We tried it in my own Lodge shortly thereafter with remarkable results. The Craft was able to voice their opinions in a controlled environment, thereby stimulating participation and attendance, and helped officers … [Read more...] about Bryce’s Masonic Planning Seminar
I haven't attended Lodge in quite some time, at least a year and a half. This is quite unusual for someone who devoted his first fifteen years actively participating in Lodge affairs, not just my own, but at the district, zone, and state level. I stopped going when it became blatantly obvious … [Read more...] about Why I No Longer Attend Lodge