Extra Points: Quick Hitters

Extra Points: Quick Hitters

I was the head coach of the girls high school basketball for six years at North Kitsap High School starting back in 2000. It gave me a quick indoctrination on how to make decisions in real time and how to practice those decisions in advance. While decisions made in a...

Extra Points: Building Snowmen

“Pops.” “Yes, Ellie?” “I want to tell you something (insert impish smile)…” “What do you want to tell me, Ellie?” Just above a whisper level…”Do you want to build a snowman?” This was one of the weekend interchanges between my granddaughter Ellie and me (while she was...

Extra Points: The Next 100 Days

Consider this your very special Public Service Announcement… The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the most dangerous days of the year for motorists in the United States. Are you prepared to protect yourself and your loved ones? Your employees? How...

Taming CEO Frenzy

My April column for the Kitsap Sun… Have you ever been in a hurry to get to a meeting and couldn’t find a place to park? You’re already running a little bit late because of being delayed at your office. The parking lot is full. You find a compact spot (for your...