Young Elders: An Oxymoron

“How did you learn about wine?” I get asked that question a lot and I often answer, “I drank a lot of wine.” It’s true: there is really only one …

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What We Don’t Value

In the days before GPS, when a good map was our most important travel tool and we were at an age when traversing the interior of France through the mountains …

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Brits and Frogs; Family and Lovers

Why does a Japanese car company (Lexus) have a commercial running in the United States that is all in French; not a single word in English. I’m in France and …

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It’s Not Work – Life Balance

It’s not “Work-Life Balance” that we really need. It’s “Life-Money Balance” because great work is part of a great life. I hear a lot about “work -life balance,” but I …

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Ebook release

I am happy to announce that after many years of writing, and almost fifteen years of working with hundreds of clients, my book “Building A Vision For Your Life” has …

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It’s Pixilating @#$%!

My wife and I had settled down to watch a movie and shortly after the movie started it began to pixilate.  You know what I’m talking about?  The movie stopped, …

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Not The Mouse

Walt Disney famously told his assembled employees, "never forget, it all began with a mouse," which of course was not true.   I spent a lot of time in Disney …

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June 2011 Newsletter

I was in Paris several weeks ago and even there, in The City of Light, I was struck in a dramatic way by the truth that every business is a …

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The Fast Horses

The most important job of a leader is to get your fast horses to run faster. Every business is a people business (every problem is a people problem) and the …

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February 2011 Newsletter

“Let him run Ronnie, let him run!"  It’s 1973 and history is being made.   A horse has captured the hearts and minds of America as the nation is glued to …

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