I love fiction – good fiction. Stuff like Lord of the Rings (although Tolkien himself described it as a history). I read the entire trilogy one summer in high school. I didn’t really get at the time that the greatest hero in the story is the lowly gardener, Samwise Gamgee. The character we see in … Read moreI made a promise.
Manny and I had not talked for years. He was my sales manager over thirty years ago when I was still a pretty green rookie in Dallas repping for an accounting company. We had just taken a Facebook chat offline and were sharing memories of old friends and colleagues, living and dead, and telling the … Read moreBe someone’s biggest mistake!
This is a kind of true confessions post. It is a story of persistence in the face of fear and of overcoming failure that is well known among those who are closest to me. I thought a few people who are ready to throw in the towel might need to hear it. (Selfish confession: it … Read moreHow I Stayed In the Game When I Was Losing and Came Up a Winner