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.
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.
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.
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.
Here we are the week after Thanksgiving. It’s hard to believe there are only four weeks left in the year. That’s four weeks to wrap up all your unfinished business, close a few more deals, tie up all your loose ends, get your business plans completed and set yourself up for success in the…read more.
After a whirlwind speaking and training tour over the past 10 days that’s sent me, through 8 states, on 7 flights with 6 clients, I’m now ready to punch out my time clock for a few days and really enjoy the up coming Thanksgiving Break. Thanksgiving has, and probably always will be my favorite…read more.
3 Quarter Turns From My Son’s High School Soccer Team My son just finished up his senior season as one of the captains for his high school soccer team. After an amazing ride and undefeated 19-0 regular season they lost a heartbreaker in the district finals to a cross county rival. While this…read more.
I’ve been home in Michigan this past week and we have been enjoying above average temperatures close to 80 degrees. When I was young my elementary school teacher used to refer to days like these as the Indian Summer. She called these summer-like days the last chance to enjoy the outdoors and prepare for…read more.
Like a lot of people I’ve made health and fitness a priority in my life. That means I enjoy running, biking, playing golf and just about anything else I can do on a consistent basis to keep myself active. If I could just cut back on the french fries and ice cream I could probably…read more.
This past weekend my family and I watched one of our favorite old movies -Christmas Vacation. For some reason it never seems to get old watching Clark Griswold and his futile attempts to provide the perfect holiday for his family. This year more than any other before, I realized that in so many ways I…read more.