jungle jeff MBA

jungle jeff MBA.  Who woulda thought, after all these years, I’d be returning to school to get an MBA? Why do people return to school after decades of real-world leadership experience?  Many reasons to be sure. The main reason is the pursuit of a better way of life.  Can you imagine, “Nope, heading back to […]

Money, Money, Money….Money

“Money, Money, Money….Money“.  The O’Jays, 1974, For The Love of Money. I want to make a ton of money.  Seriously.  Enough to buy whatever I want. First on my list: A Cure for Crohn’s disease To take action, – to “put my money where my mouth is” – I’ve returned to school to earn my […]

How Important Is Money To You?

Money.  Can’t live with it, can’t live without it.  Money has always been my biggest stressor. Eventually, I learned a very simple and very profound rule.  It is the first rule that should be learned. Spend less than you earn What made this most basic of rules so elusive for me, is that I did […]


Ted.com Ideas worth sharing. David Hoffman talks on Losing Everything. I often wonder who I’d be if I lost everything.  Just yesterday, I was tempted (for a very brief moment) to think I actually had. It was one of the best, and briefest, moments of my career. Carpe diem, jungle jeff 🙂

What Has 911 Taught You?

September 11, 2001. 911,  9-11, 9/11.  What has 911 taught you? It has taught (or maybe re-taught)  me the power of a hug.  That there is never a better time than right now to give someone a hug.  I hug more people, more often, even at work. Remember how crowded (assuming you went) Church was that […]