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I’m a DORK

I’m a DORK

I’m a dork.  That’s how I feel when I see video footage of myself, like I did earlier this morning. I’ve been teaching myself how to use a green screen in videos because I can see many applications in my work and I like learning new tricks and skills. It’s fun...
Staying Present (Despite the Past)

Staying Present (Despite the Past)

I’m 10,000 feet in the air in a cramped plane, heading to Portland for work. I need to prep for an upcoming meeting, but my daughter Ivy dominates my thoughts. She’s eight. For the first 3 years of life, her nickname was the Night Fury. She earned that name for the...
Simple Doesn’t Mean Easy

Simple Doesn’t Mean Easy

Today was tough. I didn’t sleep well last night. And for the past two weeks I’ve been getting up an hour earlier each morning to write. Some days I just want to say screw it and go back to sleep. Today was one of those days. But, I managed to convince myself to get up...
Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Two days ago I wrote about embracing the “collective genius” within my office and I encouraged you to share your stories. Thanks so much to everyone who wrote back, including Paul. Paul’s response: You said you would like to hear from us – so here goes. First,...
Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Good Morning Friends, Happy Groundhog Day! What does that even mean? On the surface it’s a silly holiday to acknowledge the grind of winter. But when I woke this morning and realized it was Groundhog Day, it got me thinking of a few friends I ran into last night...
Never Break The Chain

Never Break The Chain

This past week I’ve been waking up an hour earlier each day to take on a challenge. I’ve had this goal to write every day for some time. But I’ve only just committed to it fully. I read two stories recently that helped me get started. One was about Jerry Seinfeld. He...

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