Business, People, and Fish

  By the bass boat in his garage and the four days a week he spends on a lake you’d think my neighbor Marty was a professional angler. But I learned one day I had him pegged completely wrong.   I hollered across the driveway, “I’m going fishing Marty. Got any tips for me?” “Which…

How To Be Heard In 2018

In a few days we’ll all relish in the joy of giving and receiving.   The art of giving the perfect gift requires us to consider another person’s wishes, dreams, and needs. Wrapped up in interesting boxes, and delivered at just the right time, they never see the perfect gift coming. Curiosity lights up as…

Good Dads and Business

They say you have to be thick skinned to be in business. They say sometimes you have to forget about people and make “business decisions.” They say at some point you have to compromise with your dreams and be a realist.   All of that may be true. But I’ve found there’s more to the…