Blog
01-11-2019
We had a fascinating speaker at our Executive Roundtable II this week, Chuck Nelson, currently serving as the CEO of the Washington Athletic Club. In our decades of meeting monthly, we have had countl...
01-04-2019
I was involved with a man recently, and after a brief discussion, as I walked away, I was so aware of how pleasant, how grateful I was that we had a couple of moments together. How aware I am, how som...
12-14-2018
Not sure where I first read about the “Happiest Man in the World”? I wondered how the researchers chose or identified him? His name is Matthieu Ricard, and he is the happiest man in the world accordin...
12-07-2018
I have come to believe that I should be careful as to how I talk to and treat others, especially those in a subordinate relationship. Those who made a wrong decision, or chronic bad decisions, or were...
11-16-2018
Like many of my peers, I am at a loss to form an opinion of the hundreds; some say thousands, of homeless people in our city. I spend a lot of time with owners and managers of small companies in and a...
11-09-2018
When I get to my locker in the club where I work out every weekday, I open my locker, and first thing, I take out a 3x5 card and write the five things I am grateful for that morning. When I finish the...
11-02-2018
Once you decide to do something, chances are that there is someone, usually near you, that will help you. Once I decided to do a marathon, experienced runners came forward to help with suggestions. I ...
10-26-2018
When I was starting over, I knew how to do it. Through a set of circumstances, we had lost everything and we were thousands of dollars in debt. The house with a swimming pool, high on a hill overlooki...
10-12-2018
Was planning my day recently, I was reminded of a personal belief, “Whatever I am scheduling, I am trading my life for it!” Whenever I watch a sporting event on TV or in person, I am trading my life f...
09-21-2018
Not because they are better than those who are inclined toward being “a taker” but they share that the act of kindness on their part, produces a sense of well being. Encounters are often one of three ...