The Five Leadership Lessons Of My Father

Father’s Day Tribute —- Updated March 21, 2016 with an incredible twist from just this past weekend. Find it at the end of this story………… Dads impart lessons to children in ways that aren’t always obvious.  In reality, they teach lessons in life through their actions and leadership.  Today, I was reminded of a day when … More The Five Leadership Lessons Of My Father

The Everlasting ……

“It’s Easy, It’s Beautiful, It’s Simple, The Everlasting Sunday Glow” from The Everlasting by the Michigan band Taproot (photo from Frankfort MI) Just a reminder that we all need a bit of down time to be able to sustain a high level of performance over time. Your career really isn’t a marathon. It’s more like 26 one-mile … More The Everlasting ……

“It’s more fun to be a pirate than it is to join the Navy”

….. Steve Jobs quote from Sept 1982. Today’s Millennials are the pirates and the forces that are established to defeat can be navigated. The following are six tips on how millennials successfully work the Gen X and Boomer networks that control the resources they need …… Today’s Entrepreneur…Millennials in the Basement It’s lonely. The forces around you are … More “It’s more fun to be a pirate than it is to join the Navy”

one happy puppy

One of life’s simplest pleasures is to take a city dog out of the 108 degree heat and turn her loose on two miles of Lake Michigan beach on a crisp clear 80 degree evening. Hard to imagine Toby any happier than she is at this moment darting in and out of the beach grass … More one happy puppy

serenity lost

Ya’ll know what happens in mid May when you have college aged kids.  Your whole life gets turned upside down as you enter a three-month period when you have a new housemate, in particular, a …….. food critic home decorator fashion consultant living breathing urban dictionary music aficionado party planner ………..all roll into one!  I’m flabbergasted … More serenity lost