Temba. Kira at Bashi.
Nog of Ferenginar. Nog at Chin'toka. The beast at Tanagra. Shaka, when the walls fell. Zinda, his face black, his eyes red. Kiazi's children, their faces wet.
Uzani, his army with fists open.
Uzani, his army with fists closed.
Kailash, when it rises.
Darmok. Darmok on the ocean.
Nog at Terok Nor. Fontaine of the holodeck; Fontaine in his lounge. Nog of Ferenginar. The river Temarc in winter.
Shaka. Kiteo, his eyes closed. Koltar, when he drowned in the swamp.
Zima at Anzo. Zima and Bakor!
Sokath, his eyes opened! Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra.
Mirab. Kiteo, his eyes closed. Sokath, his eyes uncovered. Darmok and Jalad on the ocean.
Life in the cave, the cave of Garanoga. The path to Kamata in spring.
Temba, his arms wide: Nog and Fontaine in the lounge.
Growing up as a lonely, bullied kid in the 90s, I found solace in books, computers, and later, the online world. In my quest to find belonging, never quite fulfilled, I've been involved with various communities over the year. A biography in toots:
Not a bad result.
And yet this pattern plays out nearly everywhere and all of the time. Executives are often "too busy" to understand how their businesses work—even through reliable proxies.