Category Archives: Relationships

Hoarders Hard at Work

I’d like to talk today about hoarding. It’s dirty. It’s nasty. It’s wrong…oh so wrong. And the worst thing about it? It’s a terribly selfish disease: it’s all about you, but it destroys everyone around you. No I’m not talking about that silly hoarding disorder when throwing away your newspapers is quite simply out of…

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What’s in a Name?

I’m terrible with names. It’s embarrassing. I could work with you on a project for a week, exchange Emails regularly, and even break bread with you from time to time and still gum up when I have to introduce you to someone. If I had it my way, we’d all go through life with name…

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If You Don’t Like the Food, Get into the Kitchen

I’m taking a week off…so enjoy this piece originally posted on February 21, 2011. From the vacation archives…. I live in a house with three females (four if you include my 75 pound German Wirehaired Pointer). It’s cool – I like the odds. We’re extremely fortunate that Lori, my wife, has elected to take time…

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Trust? Screw that.

VACATION ARCHIVE: Sorry, but even though I’ve moved on to other employers since this post was originally published on February 10, 2010, I still feel this way. I just do. Enjoy it while I enjoy the beach.   Most organizational experts list Trust as an important element of optimally performing teams.  Steven Covey, author of The Seven Habits…

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The Business of Scout, Jem, and Boo.

VACATION ARCHIVE: Yes, I’m still on vacation and so is this blog. Here’s one I originally published back on July 7, 2010. I thought it was actually pretty good. Not sure you all agreed. And that’s exactly why I’m publishing it again – let’s give it a second chance, don’t you think?   When I…

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