A lot of people scoff at today?s frequent use of the word ?proactive?. It started to resurface in the early 1980?s when author Kenneth Blanchard used it in his bestselling book, The One Minute Manager.
The term Proactive had originally been coined by a Jewish prisoner during world war two. Since then the word and its use have evolved to mean "to act before a situation becomes a source of confrontation or crisis" vs. after the fact.
We asked ourselves the question that countless others have, no doubt, asked
"what do you give to a guy who's walked on the moon? "
By comparison, almost anything could be looked upon as insignificant...
This past summer, at the tail end of our family's month long journey through Italy, Gina and I excavated a tiny speck of Earth's history, a piece of the Roman Road from along the path that leads to the Coliseum.
As you may have heard already, Anthem Inc., the second-largest healthcare insurer in the US, announced on Wednesday that it was cyber attacked. Medical and personally identifiable information (PII) of 80 million customers and employees of the insurance colossus were potentially exposed, according to the Wall Street Journal (http://www.wsj.com/articles/health-insurer-anthem-hit-by-hackers-1423103720), which could make this the largest healthcare breach ever.