5 Resolutions for Year Fifty-Two of My Life

Yesterday was my 51st birthday. Below are five resolutions for year 52 of my life. I think of them as compass-like and guiding. I am a steadfast goal setter and this feels like a different exercise. Goals are specific, measurable … Read More

What a Difference Seven Years Makes

Seven years ago today was a hard day for me. I wrote about the 10 Things I Learned When I was Knocked From My White Horse 18 months ago in an article published by the Success Blog. This story was … Read More

Red Lobster Biscuits and Children Growing Up

Recently my wife, Jean, and I drove by a Red Lobster and discussed that we had never eaten at one. Well, at least, together. I confessed that I am a closet lover of the cheese and herb butter biscuits they … Read More

The Duality of Sales Reps

[headline style=”1″ align=”center” headline_tag=”h1″] Sales Reps Must Think Like Innovators to Sell to Innovators [/headline] The first edition of “The Diffusion of Innovation” by Everett Graham was published in 1962. Graham’s seminal work supplied structure to academic thinking about how innovation … Read More

The Loneliest Chair in the World

One year ago today I was called to testify in a non-compete violation arbitration hearing. I was sued by a former employer for alleged violations of a severance agreement containing a non-competition covenant I had signed in December of 2009. … Read More