Two Minutes with Tony: Out of My Control

May 28, 2020 - 3:45pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

I waited all day for a package. It never came. I felt a little sad and all I wanted to do was eat some junk food. Did I binge and get upset? No, I understood that amid COVID-19 more people are shopping online, I understood that my order was a luxury and not a necessity. How do I deal with disappointment, it’s a typical pattern.

Address Disappointment

Two Minutes with Tony: Who Cares?

May 11, 2020 - 2:56pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

What’s the point?

Have you ever had those moments where you wonder why you’re doing something?

You take a moment and think, no one cares, no one wants this, no one notices this.

That’s when you have to look inside and ask, why? Is this for you or is it to please others. Now is a great time to stop, reassess and find compromise.

Two Minutes with Tony: Speak Up

April 28, 2020 - 11:30am -- staubach.9@osu.edu

The world is full of characters but, life is much more complicated than a story. You might feel like your life is the A story line, or sometimes the B. But, there are no storylines, only a woven tapestry of events both complicated and simplified by the actions of others.

Two Minutes with Tony: My Flower Bed

April 6, 2020 - 2:12pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

Last fall I planted a few Daffodils in an expanded flowerbed. It was a welcomed sight when their bright yellow flowers began to appear this spring.

But the flowers are starting to fade, and the weeds are showing through. And I’m realizing a very important lesson.

Weed control is about long-term lifestyle choices not short-term aggression.

-DEFINED- Policy Analysis by Tony Staubach

April 3, 2020 - 2:04pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

Join us for a weekly conversation on current events through the lens of policy analysis. Each week we’ll use a research-based model or framework to analyze an event or instance and use evidence based data to inform our opinions. This week we’re looking at Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We’ll talk about the successes and failures and why decisions were made.

 

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