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.

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.

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.

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.

Hug Someone You Care About Today


  Some friends of ours recently lost their 15 year-old son and our entire community grieves with them with broken hearts. There are no words to express the sadness that this family is experiencing and everyone is struggling to process this tragic news.   The only thing I can think of that makes any sense…read more.

Phone a Friend


  A few days ago I was listening to a talk radio program that mentioned a service being offered in Japan that allows you to “rent a friend.” At first I thought it was a joke but as they continued to talk about it I found out that not only is this for real, but…read more.

Remove Your Weight Vest


  On my morning run recently I passed another runner that seemed to be wearing a combat vest, which struck me as rather odd. Upon further observation I realized that this wasn’t one of our esteemed armed forces veterans but simply a guy running with a weight vest. Obviously I’ve seen them before but never…read more.

What’s Weighing on You?


  My family and I have decided to spend the New Year’s Holiday in one of our favorite places this year- Maui. Yet our trip almost never got of off the ground this past week as our plane stopped abruptly after leaving the gate. Our pilot got on the loudspeaker and told us we were…read more.

10 Tips for a Stress Free Holiday


It’s that time of year- bells are ringing, children singing and all is merry and bright. Everyone except for you that is, because between your work, family, friends and year-end events you are completely stressed out. Simply surviving the holidays is no way to experience the most wonderful time of the year, and if you…read more.