1. Nearly all people have a tendency to benchmark the things they do. How did this compare to the last time we did this? How does this idea compare to the one from this other person?

    Benchmarking is natural but can be a problem when we get too wrapped up in overthinking what the analysis tells us. The gang discusses how they do or don’t benchmark in their daily lives as well as some things that just aren’t benchmarkable. Like retrospectively racist creative writing assignments or beers with Steve Burns from Blue’s Clues.

  2. Let’s just get right into Joy’s favorite subject: the Kansas City Royals and her, um, love for Mike Moustakas. She can go on for hours. And she did, so you’re welcome for the judicious editing.