I was struck this morning by two different photos posted on Facebook by two different friends in two different parts of the world.  In the first photo, is the sunrise here in Ohio (photo credit to Jason Barger of Step Back Leadership Consulting, and in the second is the sunset in Saigon (photo credit […]

“Let them see you Sweat”

  I’m not sure quite why but a lot of my thoughts lately about leadership all center around the creation of TRUST and I believe that one of the quickest ways to do this in business is by being real; and the word I continue to use is Vulnerable.  Wasn’t it Gillette that said in […]

A lesson of “Why”

I had an epiphany after an event that occurred yesterday and it started like this…….”Why in the hell can’t I get my 10 year old daughter to turn the light off in her room?!?!”  I don’t know how many times I’ve asked her and I’ve made the pivotal mistake of threatening to ground her but […]

Losing a close friend

I lost a close friend just yesterday; he was only 39!  What????  How does that happen; how does life work this way.  He was way too young….a husband and father of two young children.  Did I say he was only 39?  I’m 42 and this is the first time I’ve lost a close friend.  I’ve […]