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Donkeys, Elephants, Mermaids, and Unicorns

A fantasy in politics It occurred to me after watching the presidential debates that American politics has digressed into a divisive mathematical formula on both sides of the aisle.  Taxes / Entitlements x Special Interest Campaign Funding = Votes.   Votes equal the power to keep the two-party fear mongering divisive system going on indefinitely without … Continue reading

Thankfulness for Halftime Adjustments

As I approach the proverbial mid-life crisis of the empty nest, career wind down, and retirement planning, I am reflecting on the things to be thankful for and the journey that brought me to this point. It’s funny to see the generational differences play out it the people around us. I find myself drawn to … Continue reading

F-words for Entrepreneurs

F-words to master when designing a beautifully balanced life. There are very few things in life more exciting or rewarding than the act of creating something new.  For entrepreneurs, the allure of freedom and fortune found in building a business is both intoxicating and addictive.  In the time it takes to read this post, 20 … Continue reading

Measures that Matter in Life

Yesterday I officially became ‘over the hill’, celebrating my 51st birthday. Birthday’s are always those melancholy moments to reflect on the past and reimagine the future. This morning I asked myself what kind of halftime adjustments I should make to finish the second half of life. I began to contemplate the ‘performance measures’ of a … Continue reading

Time is the currency we invest in great relationships

I always enjoy spending time with my good friend Dr. Jordon Smith, he is a dentist by occupation, but a true entrepreneur and creative at the core of his being. We had lunch today and as usual began our philosophical discussions on life, love and the pursuit of happiness, while enjoying sushi. The topic du … Continue reading