It happens every time, doesn’t it?

It happens every time, doesn’t it? In my hotel room, with few distractions, it’s easier to focus on what I’m going to say this morning.  And you know what?  It’s gonna happen. It happens every time. Seriously! Predictably, there will be two camps.  There always are. Two camps: “That’s too simple“. “I already know that“. […]

Are you by design or by default?

Is your corporate culture “By Design” or “By Default“? Do you even know what I’m taking about? Is your personal culture “By Design” or “By Default“? Or, does your culture “just sort of happen”? I’d bet a majority of you still don’t know what I’m talking about.  That’s ok.  No worries.  Hakuna matata. When the student […]


Camping in the middle of the week? Yep.  About 80 of us. First through fifth graders and about 18 adults, more or less.  At Wekiwa Springs State Park.  It was an awesome opportunity to be a chaperon and be visible in my son’s life. So, we left school at 9AM yesterday, and returned late this […]


What is wisdom and why is it so valuable? Are you wise?  Am I wise?  How do any of us really know? While I may or may not be wise, I do work very hard to take what I teach and use it personally.  Why?  Two reasons.  To show how common sense ideas can be […]