Author: DeForest Soaries

Technology and The Boardroom

Technology and The Boardroom

Recently, I was conducting a live presentation on Zoom when I ran into an embarrassing technical challenge. While sharing a PowerPoint presentation on my screen, I attempted to play a video and quickly plunged into a technology abyss. Fortunately, the team member supporting me on this project was a 23-year-old recent college graduate who was […]

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The American Insurrection

The American Insurrection

I have hesitated to respond to the violent insurrection inspired and instigated by the President of the United States on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. There has been no shortage of commentaries and condemnations in response to the tragic events that occurred in our nation’s Capitol. I share a few of my thoughts.  First, our prayers […]

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Perspective

Perspective

On Saturday, February 11, 2012 I sat and watched the news coverage of Whitney Houston’s tragic death in Los Angeles, California. I was friends with John and Emily “Cissy” Houston, Whitney’s parents, and had known Whitney since she was a child. The personal pain and sadness that I felt watching the news coverage of her […]

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