“Sweetheart, I don’t think you’re putting it together right.”
My wife hadn’t been in the room for two minutes. I looked up from the headboard I was assembling for our daughter’s new bed and just stared at her.
It was late, I’d had a long day, and I simply didn’t have the patience to walk [...]
Sarah and I had a few friends over this past weekend and toward the end of the evening we started discussing our greatest passions. The conversation was frank and authentic, as it always is among people willing to be real, and it turns out we ran the gamut in our little group. Some had their [...]
For the past couple of years I’ve been working as a principal consultant for McKinney Rogers helping to design and deliver Walmart‘s groundbreaking Leadership Academy. Our team was so successful, Walmart decided this summer to bring the capability in-house and bought the contract out—along with our team.
I was [...]
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 [...]
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