Category Archives: family

Dr. Stephen R. Covey – A Principled Life


I went to read about him and what struck me was his recognition and major impact didn’t start until his late 50’s. He was 57 when The 7 Habits was published. Like John Wooden, his impact came after decades at his craft. Continue reading

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Sustainably Insane


Every thought leader and MBA speaks of creating a sustainable advantage. We see innovation, blue oceans, lean, supply chain management, as tools to create and maintain a sustainable advantage. One industry defies all of this and it’s insane. At least in our state, food is anything but sustainable.
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Joyfully Losing Our Net Worth and Finding Our Real Worth


Am I the only one excited about the Fed’s announcement that the average U.S. household lost 40% of their net worth in the last few years? NO, I am not anti-capitalist; I am pro reality.

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#Rainbows and #Memorial Day


Rainbows are the wonderful by-product of storms that pass through our lives. When I think of Memorial Day I think of rainbows… Continue reading

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Serendipity or God Moments?


I had no idea why we were going for yogurt tonight when we got in the car. But God did. Thanks.
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Vision and Teamwork


My wife Laura has the rare combination of vision and “get’er done” work ethic. I benefit from both as her teammate. Continue reading

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Gratitude


One of the best parts of my mental diet is gratitude. It’s better than that first cup of coffee Continue reading

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My best birthday gift


That realization was the best gift I could have received today. It truly is better to give than to receive. Continue reading

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Discernment in Goal Achievement


What if you obtain a long shot personal goal that conflicts with a higher priority relationship goal? Continue reading

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Metric Failures – The rest of the story


I got excited because I realized that I had failed twice in twenty minutes before succeeding in the twenty fith minute. My failures exceeded my successes and even my successes didn’t work out the way I hoped I did. Continue reading

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