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Archive for April, 2012

Loving My Life – Like a 14 Year Old Kid

As a Vistage Chair, I get the opportunity to work with people who are trying to get better every day. I cherish the role, because I’m such a work in progress myself. Been there, screwed it up, learned a lesson. I continue to look for positive examples and people who can make me a better me.  One of the role models who helps shape me as a person and a parent is fourteen years old. At least he was forty years ago. Continue reading “Loving My Life – Like a 14 Year Old Kid” »

Twin Sons of Different Mothers

One man lives in a winter paradise.  The other lives in a tropical playground. One man is a bundle of energy and emotion at work.  The other is soft-spoken and stoic.  They took dramatically different roads to get where they are. But when you look at their passions and their impact on people, the similarities are remarkable.  Steve and Steve. They’re twin sons of different mothers. Continue reading “Twin Sons of Different Mothers” »

That Guy in the Mirror

A good example has twice the value of good advice.  – Author Unknown

 

adviceWhen my kids were young, I bought a basketball hoop for the driveway. Unfortunately, it required some assembly, so I knew I was in for a little adventure… and a little drama.  Tools laugh at me when they see me approach.

I was just starting the project when my six-year-old son, Kevin, approached me.

“Can I help?” he asked. Continue reading “That Guy in the Mirror” »