Extra Points: A Series of Sprints

My favorite television series began it’s new season last week with several key changes. NCIS is now in its 14th season and introducing two new agents, one of which is replacing an original star, Micheal Weatherly (who now has his own new series). My wife Barb...

Extra Points – Unsolicited Advice

Unsolicited advice  Don’t accept unsolicited advice. As my professional mentor, Alan Weiss reminded us at his Seattle event last week, unsolicited advice is for the giver of the advice, not the recipient. Only accept advice from people who you want to gain...

Politics & Social Media: Danger zone for business

From my September column in the Kitsap Business Journal…. September 5, 2012 @ 3:48pm | Dan Weedin It’s September and we are heading down the backstretch of this political season. For business people, this means you are entering a danger zone. Fear not, I am NOT...

Alan Weiss on Politics and Social Media

Amen! This was from Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo. I couldn’t agree more. In fact, my upcoming column in the Kitsap Business Journal is precisely on this subject. I had not talked to Alan about it, but I knew we were on the same page. I have no issue...

Extra Points – Barking Up a Tree

Barking Up a Tree. My dogs have two very different world views on their fellow canines. Bella (on the left) could care less about dogs that happen to appear on the television. But get her out in the real world, and she becomes crazy. She knows where every dog on our...