Mrs. Fay turned out to be the biggest blessing in my son’s life. His progress took off that year with her creative and dedicated methods of teaching. Not only did his speech improve, but she taught him how to read and helped complete his potty training (he would have accidents, but rarely). She even volunteered to spend lunch time with him, to work on his food aversions every day. After lunch she escorted him to his kindergarten class. To all intents and purposes just like everyone else. But I will hazard a guess that they look pre occupied and constantly checking their mobile phone. Those who really know the person will be concerned as they are not as happy as they once were.
We also know that Elon not only runs and promotes these businesses – he also does a significant amount of actual engineering. When he’s at the Tesla factory, he actually likes to go down to the factory floor and works on assembling cars – because he enjoys that. So I don’t think Bezos is a better or worse human being than Musk – but he’s always just a shadowy figure in the background. Amazon is huge and in the foreground – but I bet that 95% of Americans couldn’t tell you who runs it. Blue Origin is virtually unknown in the minds of most people.
I requested to sit in the corner of the classroom and observe on the first day and was allowed to do so. I think there were about 6 other children in the class, but the thing that surprised me was one of them was about 8 years old, tall for his age, strong and non-verbal. His behavior required one-on-one attention and he would yell and flail his body around at times. One of the smaller children could easily be hurt. The teacher looked stressed out as she tried to spend time with the others, but it was a bit chaotic.
I was a Materials Manager for a manufacturing company. It was a chaotic place to work and had a lot of functional issues throughout. However, there were good people there making the effort to get things done and get things fixed. My Boss, the General Manager, reported to the VP of Manufacturing. The VP would ask for reports from time to time and I would provide them. Pretty soon the VP was bypassing the GM and asking for things from me directly. I complied. He’s the Boss of my Boss. Naturally, my other work suffered and I made the horrible assumption that my Boss understood the issue. Wrong. One day I was blind-sided with a demotion.