If you’ve ever pulled the slingshot back and sent a furious fowl down range, you know how addicting the game Angry Birds can be. You’re also not alone. By far the most downloaded app ever, it’s been #1 in the app store for over 300 days.
Earlier this week I [...]
None of the thumbs in our house are green.
Despite this well-known fact, We planted a dogwood tree in our front yard last fall. The whole family got involved—the kids helped dig the hole, drop the sapling in, replace the dirt, and water it down. We prayed for the leafless structure all winter, hoping [...]
When I think of summer, I think of water. Swimming, splashing, boating, floating, skiing, diving, surfing—if it involves water, count me in.
Earlier this summer I was bodysurfing with my family when I was struck by the similarities between great surfers and great leaders. I began to consider how the fundamentals [...]
A great public speaker isn’t necessarily a great leader, but every exceptional leader I know is an exceptional public speaker. It makes sense, since you can only influence people to the extent that you can connect with them.
Over the years, I’ve witnessed literally hundreds of professionals become better speakers. Along the way, I’ve [...]
I was stunned to learn that the unemployment rate among veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan is up to 12.1%. That’s more than 3% higher than the national average. The more I looked into it, the more misconceptions I [...]
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