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.

Late Bloomers*

While you will pay much more for a Picasso painted in his twenties you will pay much more for a Cezanne painted in his sixties. It turns out that talent can emerge at either end, or the middle, of a person’s life depending on the nature of their creative process. Malcolm Gladwell wrote a wonderful New Yorker article about this topic.

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