Personal Personal Development

Personal Personal Development

The other day I was following a conversation in regards to personal development days as they related to teachers. There was great discussion about the need for PD days for teachers as well as discussion as to why it was equally important for a number of other...
The Myth of The Ideal Client

The Myth of The Ideal Client

Have you ever been to a networking group? I love networking groups. Mostly because they’re always at breakfast time and I love breakfast. In particular, I love Smitty’s breakfasts because Smitty’s has a skillet made almost entirely of meat and THEN you can get a side...
Bringing Home The…Bronze?

Bringing Home The…Bronze?

I’m a huge fan of stand up comedy. Huge fan. One of my favorite routines is actually Jerry Seinfeld’s I’m Telling You For The Last Time. It’s very different from my usual tastes but it’s so expertly crafted that I love it. He does a piece about the Olympics that I...
Simple Solutions Rule The World

Simple Solutions Rule The World

Eureka moments are incredible. That moment when you discover (or at worst learn) some incredible thing that will fundamentally change the way you work or think. They’re amazing moments. We all strive for that moment of enlightenment where we make a leap forward, our...
Hate To Fail, Love To Learn

Hate To Fail, Love To Learn

I make a lot of mistakes and sometimes I can be a bit of a dumdum. It happens to the best of us. I once thought you could grow pickles and I recently found out that there is caffeine in chocolate. I’ve put frozen waffles in the cupboard because “now they were open”...
Is It Monday Yet?

Is It Monday Yet?

For about a month, my son has been throwing incredibly powerful and intense temper tantrums. They’re totally unmanageable and you basically just have to ride out the day. Some days are good. Some days are bad. This summer, we had a particularly rough go of things...