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I almost married a spy

I almost married a spy

I almost married a spy For as long as I have known Amanda she has always wanted to be a writer.  But before I ever spoke to her, I thought she was Russian. I’m not kidding. When I first saw her she was speaking fluently in Russian with someone else. I didn’t even know...
Seeing Blue and Orange

Seeing Blue and Orange

Seeing Blue and Orange Even at 5am at Starbucks there are people wearing Blue and Orange. Today is game day in Boise, Idaho. When the beloved football team, the BSU Broncos, will play on the blue turf. Blue and orange are their signature colors. It’s hard not to get...
He was my hero until he was gone.

He was my hero until he was gone.

He was my hero until he was gone. I grew up in the shadow of my brother.   I’ve never written or spoken about this until now. A story that defines me. From my earliest memory, my brother was always larger than life. More charismatic. Better looking. Dominated...
Winning = Increasing APM

Winning = Increasing APM

Winning = Increasing APM Yesterday I wrote about gamification of your day. Did you ever notice that when Steve Jobs was alive, he always wore the same outfit every day? It was his uniform. Jeans and a black turtleneck. In fact, it is hard to find a photo of him not...
Daily Gaming

Daily Gaming

Daily Gaming I’ve had a few friends ask me how the 20 pull-up challenge is going. My answer is… “it’s going.” I recorded a test this past weekend to see where I was. 12.5 This is good, but truthfully I was a bit disappointed. I had hoped to be at least up to 15 by...
What do you do? Really?

What do you do? Really?

What do you do? Really? I get that question more than you might think. People hear me doing a live radio show, or watch a video with my kids in some foreign country, or see me up on a stage handing over big checks at Impact Club, or walk by my office downtown, or read...