Super Lessons

Some of the most lasting messages I received growing up were from coaches. My personal favorite: “Whether you say you can or say you can’t, you’re absolutely right.” Thanks for that one, Coach Oz. Sports is metaphor for life, after all, and because of that, media platforms as high and…

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Where We All Come Together

Those who know me have probably heard me say “I can’t afford politics.” That is to say, I can’t afford to express a viewpoint that polarizes my clientele.  This, I acknowledge, has the potential to appear a bit cynical. But the reasoning behind my position goes much deeper than that…

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The Slippery Slope

I see a lot of slippery slopes. And I don’t even ski. The slippery slopes I encounter are a metaphor for uncertain leadership. Now I should note here that most of the organizations we work with are on solid ground when it comes to annual operations.  (We tend to refer…

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We Stand on the Shoulders of a Giant

Sir Isaac Newton is largely credited with the phrase that says he was able to see further because he “stood on the shoulders of giants.” The expression is intended as a nod to past generations and their foundational achievements. Ed Lynch was just such a giant… a man who not…

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What Tom Brady Can Teach Us

What Tom Brady can teach us (besides throwing a football)… As a former sports columnist I could not resist the opportunity opine on the Tom Brady air affair.  It is germane to this space because it transcends sports.  It is an opportunity to talk about something much more important: integrity,…

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