Wandering Into Wisdom

This blog chronicles the knowledge, insight and wisdom I encounter every day as a leadership consultant, executive coach, educator, father, friend and citizen. This site is dedicated to my father, Louis (Jack) Laughlin, who passed on to me an appreciation for wisdom. A special thanks to my friend Isaac Cheifetz, a businessman and journalist, who helped me understand the value of blogs and encouraged me to write one.

Just By Accident*

It’s surprising how many discoveries are made completely by accident. Antibiotics were discovered when a scientist noticed that the penicillin mold contaminating his Petri dishes killed the bacteria around it. Discovery is just as much about seeing the possibilities of unexpected phenomena as it is methodical research.

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