“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin Last night, I attended our annual fundraiser for UrbanPromi
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Have you ever gone hiking in the woods? During any of those hikes have you ever, unfortunately, realized you were lost? This has happened to me many t
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Recently, I was driving north on Interstate 95, returning home from visiting two of my daughters. When I reached the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, I knew
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Mike Kami was a strategic planning consultant who worked for the likes of IBM, Xerox, and Coca-Cola. While devising a strategic plan for Coke, he a
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“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” Lewis B. Smedes As Holy Week is culminating for Christians
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In 1854 in Soho, London there was a cholera outbreak. At the time, cholera was believed to be the result of either God’s will or bad air. There
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The Estée Lauder Companies had a great first quarter, as did Costco. We know that because public companies are required by the SEC to
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Do you like to be criticized? No, right? Of course not, who would? Yesterday while staying at a hotel I have stayed at 3x before, I finally reached my
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ow do you get better? How do you become the best? Maybe the answer is—hire a coach. Below is a great Ted Talk from Atul Gawande, an American su
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“You are strong when you know your weaknesses. You are beautiful when you appreciate your flaws. You are wise when you learn from your mistakes.
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Who remembers the game Battleship? We would set up our boards secretly hoping our unique configuration would dupe our opponent. And who can forget the
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2019 Vision In January, I was invited to speak on a podcast with Karen Coyne, CFP Raymond James. She was looking to set the stage for 2019 w
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Yesterday, I couldn’t help but see all of the daffodils in bloom everywhere! They are such a joyful flower for me and they confirm spring has ar
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Saturday I was at my son’s Trinity College lacrosse game. At a critical moment late in the game with a 2-point lead, the coach called
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There is nothing I hate more than when I am staring down the same problem, or worse yet, a different problem that looks eerily similar to the first pr
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Do you ever wonder where greatness comes from? Are all these amazing people born gifted or is it something else? Well, I am hoping that the book Crad
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Do you ever feel unworthy? Unworthy of a compliment, or an amazing spouse, or a sweet life? The word “unworthy” has come up 3x in the past
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If you have ever been fortunate enough to own a dog, you’ll understand this post better than most. Dogs have a knack for positioning themselves
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In the 1950′s, a scientist named Curt Richter did a series of experiments that involved rats. He dropped them in water to see how long they would sw
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