Extra Points: En Fuego

This past Saturday, ten of us from our neighborhood got together on a beautiful night to sit outside around an open fire and enjoy each other’s company with a few adult beverages and lots of food. It’s one of the things we love about our neighborhood. As...

Extra Points: The Neighborhood

We are in the middle of a snowstorm. For us in Seattle, it’s a significant deal for three reasons. First, we don’t get these enough to allow us to be as prepared as other neighbors in the country. Second, we get an inordinate amount of melt that turns into...

Extra Points: The Neighborhood

We are in the middle of a snowstorm. For us in Seattle, it’s a significant deal for three reasons. First, we don’t get these enough to allow us to be as prepared as other neighbors in the country. Second, we get an inordinate amount of melt that turns into...

Extra Points: Culture Club

I spoke last week to a group of business owners and professionals on the topic of creating a strong company culture. We began by defining the term “culture.” It’s not an easy term to define; you can’t really quantify it and everyone has a...

Extra Points: Respect Is Your Responsibility

Harvey Weinstein. Fired by his own company’s board of directors for allegations of sexual assault on many women – his employees – with whom he had power over their careers in his hands. Cam Newton. Lambasted over social media for his callous comments...