Tag Archives: well-being

Reintroducing humanity into everyday business life

In the middle of a typical meeting-filled day in DC, I was fortunately able to jam in some time for coffee with an old friend and mentor. Our chats – akin to taking myself in for an oil change – … Continue reading

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Stop Pressing & Get Back to Winning

Like many people, I have surprisingly found myself absorbed with the Olympics (basketball, swimming and track are of course awesome, but I’ve also found myself spellbound by crazy events like table tennis and the trampoline), even though the coverage choices … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Challenge

Day One at the Lincoln Leadership Institute in Gettysburg was overwhelming. Even if there was no battlefield here, coming from the concrete jungle of urban America to rural, green, agrarian western Pennsylvania is shocking to the system of a city … Continue reading

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Not Standing Idly By

Quick – name the top 3 mistakes you’ve made in your career! Didn’t take long, did it? Now, how about the top 3 successes in your career? My guess is that this one took a little longer. Why? Well, to … Continue reading

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I – can – get – some – satisfaction

Have you ever gone back to the “old neighborhood” and been shocked by the sight of the little scrub in your front yard that is now a big leafy tree? OK, some of you may not be old enough but, … Continue reading

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Zambia Epilogue: Busting Out of the Comfort Zone

Back in the U.S. – sort of! Ironically, due to the length (17 hours) and timing (overnight) of the flight back from Johannesburg, I got a fair amount of sleep, so the first day back home wasn’t bad. Day Two … Continue reading

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Contrasting Career Tips & Tricks for the New Economy

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak to a class of soon-to-be-graduating engineers on business basics – corporate forms, organizational structures, basic debt & equity financing, etc. – to help them get on their feet more quickly in … Continue reading

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