New year, new opportunities

To quote the chairman of the board, for me and mine it was a very good year. In 2014… The family and I went on a cruise (for the first time) I went on three International business trips (to Greece…

Taking a break for a while…

I’m moving into a busy time of year, both personally and professionally… and this means I need to focus on my priorities. This blog has shifted to one of the less important things in my life, for good or ill……

Funnel Cakes

Funnel Cakes

Went to a Braves baseball game at Turner Field last week, to take in America’s pastime: Eating overpriced junk food while drinking a lot of beer. I’m not saying that in any judgmental way – I, too, partook in the…

Embrace the suck! Work at what you love to get better at it

I suck. And at a lot of different things. I’m not a good basketball player, I can’t ride a bike, I can barely swim, I a “directionally challenged” and would get hopelessly lost without my phone’s GPS. I’m can carry…

Lessons in efficiency: Schedule it, then do it

I’m big into the “personal productivity” stuff – not because I try to fill my days with “busy work” just to check things off lists, but because being more productive and efficient lets me get more done in less time,…

Success is not a zero-sum game

I lost a friend recently… no, they didn’t pass away; they just (very subtly) decided to no longer be my friend. They did this by “unfollowing” me on Twitter and ceasing all other communications with me. I reached out to…

Want your own arcade machine? Rec Room Masters can set you up!

Want your own arcade machine? Rec Room Masters can set you up!

One of the things that I have always wanted to own was a full-sized arcade cabinet. It’s driven by nostalgia, of course: I spent countless hours of my youth shoving quarters into Defender, Pac Man, Frogger or Star Wars… and…