National Underdog Day

It’s National Underdog Day; a day I’ve been looking forward to since September. I can practically see the confusion on your face as you question why…


National Tradesmen Day

Did you know that September 16 is recognized as National Tradesmen Day? It’s only fitting this day would coincide with an exciting day in my…


This Too Shall Pass

The end of August is upon us, and that can only mean one thing – school is near, if not already underway. If you’re a parent, you understand how…


Two Peas in a Pod: Gardening & Business

Every year in late spring, Maria and I plant seeds in our garden with the hope of harvesting our first yield right around now. Over the years, I’ve…


Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

For the better part of my sports career, through playing and now coaching, the idea of having a short memory has been drilled into me. It seems…


Father's Day

Today really snuck up on me. Father’s Day is such a wonderful holiday and a day to honor and cherish all the father figures in our lives, but today…


Good Leaders Lead with This Principle

From a leadership perspective, there are few things more important than taking care of your people. Whether you’re an executive, coach, mentor or…


January 30, 2022

I’ve grappled with the idea of this post for the last couple of weeks. Matter of fact, I think I’ve retyped this opening sentence at least thirty…


Family Traditions

Every Christmas for the past 19 years or so, my family has participated in the Greek tradition of baking Kouloura; a sweet, ceremonial bread. My dad,…