What I Have Learned In My Fifties – So Far

I often write about the plight of the older worker. Unfortunately, we see how the very workforce they may have served well for decades often treats them like some turncoat and kicks them to the curb. Many were replaced by technology while others by someone half their age at half their salary. What a shame. […]

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How Your WHY Drives Your HOW

Do you think of our your life as having a purpose? Can you reason that you are here to contribute something for others to consume? Over the last few years, I have come to the conclusion that my WHY is really quite simple. In fact, it is so simple it can be fully described in […]

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My Why: will make you think

Over the past few years I have figured out my “Why.” I spent real time thinking about what made me, me. I didn’t set out to answer the Why question until it was suggested to me by my friend, Sarah Elkins. Last year she invited me to the first No Longer Virtual session in Atlanta. Two days […]

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Why Some Executives Think Marketing Sucks

At one point in my career, I worked with a bunch of people who didn’t think marketing was important. It’s funny; one of the guys has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from a decent college. Other people, particularly those on the Board of Directors, didn’t believe either. They were believers in what they […]

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If You Build It They Will Come: Coworking’s Potential Big Miss

According to Wikipedia, coworking “is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Unlike in a typical office environment, those coworking are usually not employed by the same organization.” Further, “coworking is also the social gathering of a group of people who are still working independently, but who […]

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It Is Important To Be In Sync With Your Team Morally

I take great pride in the teams I have built and led over the years. At the risk of sounding discriminatory, I have found that I have tried to hire morally good people. I often say in the workplace that “I hire people who are good out there and in here too.” I have high integrity, and […]

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I Found the Book in Me

Pumping my head with someone else’s words helps me form my own. It’s that simple. I read a lot and listen to music all the time particularly when I read. Even in the office. I have had a boom box under my desk for many years. I am respectful to others and will ask if […]

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