Five Leadership Lessons I Learned Walking the Camino de Santiago

My wife and I walked the Camino de Santiago five years ago. In late August of 2016, we walked 500 miles in 30 days across Spain. While walking, I had hours daily to think about a myriad of subjects. I … Continue reading

Does it Always Have to be the Worst-Case Scenario?

Hurricane Marco came and went. Hurricane Laura will make landfall tonight. All I hear is doom and gloom when forced to watch a little of the television weather guessers talk about an unsurvivable storm surge. Years ago, facts were mostly … Continue reading

Personal Pandemic Preparation Plan

Seasonal influenza attacks us every year. Do we need a plan? Probably not! What about the next pandemic, or COVID-19 Part 2? If you had a personal or family plan in January of this year, would you have been ahead … Continue reading

Pandemic Preparation, Prevention, & Panic

South Korea and the United States reported its first case of COVID-19 on the same day. South Korea went into a massive testing program to identify the infected and to segregate and treat them. The United States has no effective … Continue reading

One Toe Over Your Comfort Zone

  Comfort zones was a topic of discussion recently. What is my comfort zone and how can I step over the edge?  Maybe it can be better phrased – what am I afraid to do by myself?  What do I … Continue reading

When Was The Last Time You…

When was the last time you did something you have never done before in your life? Bungee jumping, zip-line, walking on hot coals, parachuting, white-water rafting, riding along in a police car, starting a fire without matches – you get … Continue reading