Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Before I “Break Camp”

Tuesday, June 8, 2004 – Before I “break camp” in the evening and call it a day, I’ve always made a habit of going over my to-do list, backwards and forwards. What I’m not able to put

Either Then or Never

Tuesday, June 1, 2004 — If I were to look back on my career so far, a defining moment in time for me was the summer of 1990, when I decided to fly solo as a creative

The Black Door

Monday, May 17, 2004 – People who know me know how highly I speak (no pun intended) of Toastmasters International, a remarkable organization that truly empowers its members to achieve their full potential and realize their dreams.

All Ryze

Monday, April 26, 2004 – I’ve always been smitten with the power of online communications, so when I read an article recently about the latest Web craze, social and business networking, I couldn’t resist the urge. I

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive

Tuesday, April 20, 2004 – A few months ago, David gave me a copy of The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive by Patrick Lencioni, and I’ve been talking up this leadership fable ever since. Published in

Between the Moon and the Violent Thunder Storms

Tuesday, April 13, 2004 – You got unceremoniously grounded today at the airport in Cincinnati. Only for a couple of hours, though. The good news is that you had a very successful meeting yesterday with the development

Worry’s Not Even a Word

Monday, April 5, 2004 – First thing this morning, David and I met to prioritize our deliverables and coordinate our schedules for the busy week ahead. I’m telling you, we’re both straight out — but that’s not


Friday, April 2, 2004 – I came home from the New England Meetings Industry Conference and Exposition (NEMICE) last night with 18 business cards in my pocket and almost that many different tchotchkes in my bags, including

Like An Animal Foraging for Food

Monday, March 29, 2004 – You look up at the clock and realize you’ll be lucky to get home in time to see the last few minutes of The O’Reilly Factor. It’s been another long day at