Notice

Notice

The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now. –Chinese proverb It’s been a good run at my company, but I’ve known since before I started that it wasn’t my “forever” place. My boss wanted it to...
Looking back, looking ahead

Looking back, looking ahead

Happy New Year! 2014 has been quite a year for me personally and for our family. No major life changes, but a good, satisfying year of growth and overall excellence. We all agreed last night at dinner, during our annual “Best of 2014/Goals for 2015”...
Morning routine and musings on gratitude

Morning routine and musings on gratitude

All my friends in my entrepreneurial circles are big into their Morning Routine. It goes something like this: Get up early, because early risers get stuff done. Meditate. Practice gratitude for things big and small. Read over long-term goals and ask self how the big...
Holding the paradox

Holding the paradox

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. –F. Scott Fitzgerald I’ve always loved paradox. How is it that two things so seemingly contradictory can both...
A toast to next year

A toast to next year

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is one of my favorite weeks of the year. The kids and I go on a cleaning frenzy, organizing their rooms and the playroom, making room for new toys by sorting old toys into piles of Keep, Trash, Recycle, and give to...