I got home from Canada on Monday, drove to Vermont on Friday, returned on Saturday. Then, I flew to Phoenix on Sunday for a meeting on Monday, and returned home late last night. It feels good to be home. I only have one more trip on the calendar in the foreseeable future – I’ll be spending a week in … [Read more...] about I walked out of the restaurant. Here’s why….
Now that Sammi is back home with her dog, I am doing a bunch of dog sitting. Over the weekend Paul and I took Dani for a long walk in a nearby park full of wooded trails. Dani’s very friendly, but she’s a big dog and her bark is scary. When she’s running loose in a dog park she doesn’t bark at … [Read more...] about What does your voice say about you?
If you were looking for me over the last few days I was likely in my car. I went to visit Eric at school, in Vermont, for parent’s weekend. If you’ve never been to Vermont, you should know that it is everything you’ve heard. Tiny town, red barns, mountains, fresh air, and at this time of year, snow. … [Read more...] about What a smile
As I sat down to write this note several things were going through my mind. Just as I teach my productivity coaching clients, I had to focus and figure out what I was going to write about, and that meant thinking about the past week. The most notable thing was the wacky weather. On Wednesday, it … [Read more...] about True Story
Do you like everything to be just right before you get started? I am a “fair weather runner”. By fair weather, I mean the temperature needs to be between 57 and 73 (Fahrenheit) with low humidity. The problem with this is that conditions are rarely perfect. Which has a direct impact on how my … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Business Lessons from the Trail
There are those that are natural born networkers and there are those that are not. I fall squarely into the “are not” camp. The goal of business networking is to meet, and connect with people so that you can find clients, partners, employees, referrals to people who provide services you need, or … [Read more...] about Yes, Face-to-Face Business Networking is Still a Thing