11 More Reasons Why Thanksgiving is the Best Holiday


    I don’t know the exact reasons why, but Thanksgiving just seems to always be one of my favorite holidays, and every year it just keeps getting more and more special.   Maybe it’s just a function of getting older and learning to appreciate things that I probably used to take for granted. Maybe…read more.

Lessons From a World Series Champion


      If you happened to catch a few games of the World Series then you probably agree it was one of the most enjoyable series that I’ve seen in recent memory. This one had everything – great hitting, great pitching, amazing comebacks and late inning heroics, and it all culminated with the Houston…read more.

In the Final Stretch


  In case you haven’t already noticed we are well into the final quarter of 2017. How is that for a reality check?   That’s right friends, 3 quarters down and less than 1 quarter to go. The good news is we still have 10 weeks left to complete our goals and objectives for 2017.…read more.

Quarter Turns From Sir Paul McCartney


I’ve always wanted to see Paul McCartney live in concert and realized a few months ago that my opportunities to do so were beginning to run out, so this past weekend I finally made that goal a reality. I have to tell you at 75 years old this guy can put any young artist to…read more.

The One Thing Needed for Greatness


  I called my son up at college the other day to find out how things were going and of course at first I got the usual “uh ok I guess?” After I asked a few more questions he went into a rant about how frustrated he was that he hadn’t met any great friends…read more.

Lessons From McGregor-Mayweather


    Call it whatever you want- Sports Spectacle, Sports Sham, Marketing Genius, or Marketing Hype- last month’s McGregor- Mayweather fight was quite an event and almost impossible to ignore. Much to our surprise, the UFC fighter put up a good fight against arguably the best pound for pound fighter ever to don a set…read more.

Treat Your Team Like Your Best Customer?


  I’ve been coaching a talented young sales-person that completely understands how to build and maintain a strong relationship with his customers and clients. His passion and energy for problem solving and creating win-win scenarios for those he serves will allow him to be a successful top producer for many years to come.   On…read more.

You Gotta Make Some Mistakes


    Recently my wife and I took our oldest son to his College orientation. I have to tell you the production put on by this University was absolutely spectacular and nothing like my college orientation almost 30 years ago.   After a brief welcome presentation for the families, our sons and daughters were whisked…read more.

5 Tips to Stay Focused Over the Summer


  Summer is officially here and with it comes drastically altered schedules, parties, barbecues, events and hopefully a vacation. It’s easy to understand why we all have a much harder time being focused on our work, when there is just so much happening outside the workplace. To allow you to actually enjoy your summer without…read more.

Oh the Places You’ll Go


  It’s graduation season once again and this year there is a bit of a twist because my oldest son Dylan is one of those graduates. All I can think is “How has this happened? I’m too young to have a high school graduate? What the heck is going on here?”   Those of you…read more.