No Credit?

No Credit?

I looked around the locker room at the major college basketball team. They’d just come off the court after another grueling practice. Their effort had been great, their coach had assured me. It was a good group on the court, in the weight room, in the classroom....
Fired

Fired

“Now we just have to win it again.”
I was reminded of those words recently as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs to win the most recent Super Bowl. When they were spoken eighteen years ago, we were about 35,000 feet over New Mexico or West Texas, a landscape of dusty red rock passing beneath our flight. I was holding the Lombardi Trophy…

Win It Again

Win It Again

“Now we just have to win it again.”
I was reminded of those words recently as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs to win the most recent Super Bowl. When they were spoken eighteen years ago, we were about 35,000 feet over New Mexico or West Texas, a landscape of dusty red rock passing beneath our flight. I was holding the Lombardi Trophy…

Starting a Streak

Starting a Streak

A good friend just broke a long sobriety streak, one that was just shy of twenty years. To his credit, he immediately pushed through the emotion of it and owned up to the lapse, but I suspect he was crushed, breaking a streak that long…

Platform Thoughts

Platform Thoughts

The basic concept of “platform” is that each of us has a unique sphere of influence that no one else can fill in the way we can.
No one…