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I have a friend that suffers from a few health problems – overweight, high cholesterol, elevated blood pressure - status quo for a lot of people when they have advanced into what I call the robust period of middle age.   For the purposes of our story...

This blog is a belated tribute to a young lady named Marcie, who I worked with more years ago than I want to recount.   I was a young District Sales Manager at the time, working for a company that was quite undersized - but enduringly optimistic.   I...

I’ll categorize this post under the “Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me a Long Time Ago” section.   Unfortunately, I learned each of the lessons I’m about to share the hard way. And I’ll put a healthy bet down that most people are still learning...

OK, full disclosure here. I am NOT a Tom Brady fan. Never have been. Probably never will be. He (along with a team called the New England Patriots) beat my Carolina Panthers in a Super Bowl a few years back. Most remember it as the infamous "wardrobe malfunction"...

If you're old enough, you might remember a television commercial from your youth that was among the most popular of its day. It always involved two businessmen discussing their respective stock portfolios in some very public place and the tag line was always preceded with...

I'm not a soothsayer - but my contacts across a fairly wide swath of industry occasionally offer me a few insights. We're coming out of COVID...

I write often of leaders I've encountered in my journey. A great many of them were ones I met in the business world - some from my formative years well before that. This one speaks to a leader I've known ALL of my life. Truth be told, a...

I'm guessing that in the past 8 months I've managed to set some kind of personal record. After decades of airline travel, COVID has effectively grounded me. Oh, there have been a great many benefits, believe me. The nature of my consulting practice tends to lend...

I occasionally get to step out of my "day job" - and do a little give back as regards helping professionals in their career journey. To be fair - career counseling isn't my primary gig anymore- even though I wrote a book on how to build...