The Problem with Complacency

The Problem with Complacency

We just this weekend celebrated my granddaughter’s 5th birthday. I can’t even believe how fast time has passed. I vividly remember the day she was born and then meeting her for the first time the next day (which is today!) I’ve been incredibly fortunate to spend a...
Flexibility

Flexibility

I was recently going through old pictures in an effort to find a better way to store all the pre-phone images taken dating back to the 1960s when I was a child. Barb and I had fun seeing “old” pictures of our daughters dating from 1988 through their high school years....
How taking stock of relationships helps your career

How taking stock of relationships helps your career

What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do in your life?   For me, two stand out.   The first is being married. The second is raising children.   While these have been the hardest and most challenging things in my life, they have also brought me the...
Are You the Goat?

Are You the Goat?

Barb and I took our oldest two granddaughters, Ellie and Maddie, to their first Seattle Storm game at Climate Pledge Arena on Sunday. As it turns out, it was the last regular season game for the GOAT. Sue Bird is inarguably the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time) for the...
How taking stock of relationships helps your career

Now That’s Distracting

“Stop that!” “Why are you doing that?” “What the hell is wrong with you?” That’s me. Yelling at me. Well, scolding myself in a video that has already been recorded, published, and now pissing me off. I was recently interviewed by a fellow Rotarian as part of a series...