Know Thyself

Know Thyself

“Know thyself.” – Plato Immediately following college, I enrolled in law school. It lasted less than one semester. Looking back, it’s crystal clear that me and law school were a bad fit. At the time, I was certain that I was destined to argue in front of the Supreme...
Is there a purpose to all this?

Is there a purpose to all this?

We’re all having a “soul searching” moment. Our lives have been shaken, and it leaves us wondering, “What’s the meaning behind all this?” It’s normal – and healthy – to ask that question. I have had many of these moments in my...
The Space Between Emotion and Behavior

The Space Between Emotion and Behavior

You choose who you will become. In between when you first feel an emotion (anger, joy, frustration, sadness, etc.), and when you show an outward behavior (scream, smile, punch a hole through a wall, etc.) there’s a space. It’s in this space that you decide how...
Tough Questions

Tough Questions

Leading in uncertainty I’ve had to answer the following questions far more than I would like over the past several months: Should I furlough part of my staff?Is it OK to cut salaries to help save cash?How do you know when it’s time to lay off employees? Everyone is...
Find a Kevin

Find a Kevin

Who do you trust when the world is screaming at you to panic? His name is Kevin and he looks like a slightly less athletic Peyton Manning. He’s who I turn to when I feel overwhelmed with information and opinions. He’s really smart and brings a rational approach that...
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