A careful slice in just the right place, a cupping of the hand and a precise blow with just the right amount of pressure releases the seeds--the reward is delayed but sweeter for the ceremony. It isn't an obvious choice but there is a sense of wonder and appreciation. I have a distinct pomegranate memory. I am reminded of a lentil salad sweetened with citrus, a handful of pomegranate seeds sprinkled on top. I can't remember the context of the last apple that I ate. It may have been delectable but it would have been ordinary.
I was leading a recent conversation with a group of healthcare professionals about social media. I was speaking about the utility of creating strong networks on Linkedin for example. A publisher mentioned that the last thing she needed was "another job" reflecting on the time needed to create a professional profile and figure out how to engage. Several other professionals lamented that they didn't have the time. The coincidence is that all of them had approached me with the same complaint. They didn't know how to connect with other professionals.
I reminded them of the age old real estate adage--location, location, location. It can make all of the difference...
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