Hindsight

September 1st, 2020

Why not cut to the chase? Editors of publications covering topics from accessories to zoology will run year-in-review columns in …

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A Black Swan and a Tan Honda CR-V

August 3rd, 2020

Death is a part of life. Humans, brands, plants, stores, pets, appliances, trends, cars (more on that later), shoes, planets and solar systems all die, eventually.

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Do the Pandemic Pivot

July 2nd, 2020

For the millions of people who can’t afford to bury their heads in the beachfronts of their second homes until a cure/vaccine arrives, doing the pandemic pivot is the only way to try and survive in the new normal.

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Leading the Way

June 2nd, 2020

Great leaders come in many forms.

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The Big Time Out

April 30th, 2020

Over the past 17 years, my wife and I have had to administer just one little time out to our …

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Winning Formulas

March 1st, 2020

“Winning isn’t everything, but losing sucks.”

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Getting Schooled

February 1st, 2020

Over the past year, I have received intensive lessons in selling, marketing, competitive analysis, yield management, risk assessment, data analytics, financial planning and GPS use—all as part of the college search that has taken my family on a whirlwind tour.

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Decades Surfing

December 31st, 2019

“Time is a train/Makes the future the past”…

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Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

December 1st, 2019

It’s December, time to reflect on and assess the past 12 months before making plans, projections and resolutions for the year ahead.

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Plying One’s Trade

October 24th, 2019

Full disclosure: I never even knew what a trade magazine was growing up, let alone dreamed I’d work at various ones for nearly 30 years.

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