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Lessons From Groundhog Day

Think about the big things you want in life:  happiness, success, great relationships, a sense of accomplishment and generosity, happy kids, and health.  Listed like that they may seem like...

2017 is Gonna…

2017 is gonna kick ass!  “or kick butt” as my friend Eric corrected me when I offered this at the end of a New Year’s toast in front of his...

Three of My Favorite Things

In the summer of 1982 my friend Joey from my Freshman dorm asked me to go to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) with him. He told me just...

Sometimes it’s a Prize Fight

I’m average. I have tried to teach my kids that you don’t have to be the fastest, or the smartest, or the tallest, or the strongest, or have the best...

The Best Legal Advice I Ever Got

Over 25 years of doing business I’m pretty confident I’ve earned a law degree…and paid for it.  Attorneys are expensive, particularly bad ones, so I have settled in with a...

My 2016 Oscar Predictions

My crack staff and I have spent the last several weeks working through our nominees.  I’m proud to announce my picks for this years Oscars.  Drum Roll please…. BEST PICTURE:...

The No-Fail Weight Loss Plan

From time to time someone asks me what the “key to my success” has been. I always assume they’re asking me about my success growing a thriving business, but the...

Lombardi

  “The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have” Vince Lombardi You don’t always have to be the biggest, tallest, and smartest to win. Bring...

Striving to be Freaky

Commentary based on the book Think Like a Freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner As a father of 5, I often find myself discussing the challenges of...