People Shouldn’t Have To Dig To Find The Value You Bring

It’s #ThrowbackThursday and I was wondering, “Who started Throwback Thursday anyway?” So I thought I’d look it up. According to Wikipedia, Sports Illustrated attributes the original Throwback Thursday to a blog called Nice Kicks. In 2006 they began the ritual of posting pictures of old basketball sneakers on Thursdays and it somehow stuck. It did…

What Really Matters In Success

Nearly a half-century ago, I was told, “It’s what you know that matters, so learn all you can.” And I did (well, at least until I was in high school). When I started my career in sales, I was told, “It’s who you know that matters, so meet as many people as you can.” And I…

You’re Getting To That Age

Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed a lot of my contemporaries are experiencing illnesses and death in their families. Sadly, we’ve all lost loved ones but recently it just seems more prevalent. Last Sunday I got an early morning text and had a phone call with a dear friend whose wife was diagnosed with inoperable…