Playing the Infinite Game

Two weeks ago, I sat and listened as author Simon Sinek described two types of business leaders: one type was playing business as a game with a definitive end, with limited resources, and the objective to win the game as quickly as possible. The other type was playing business as a game with no end, […]

I Give Up On This Election

I just can’t do it anymore. This presidential election has finally made me throw in the towel. After months of trying to pick my way carefully through the social media muckraking, I’m at the point where I just have to give in to the endless deluge of posts and links. I am soul weary, y’all. […]

A Veteran Explains Trump

David Brown and I go way back. Like, over 35 years back. He lived next door to me when I was a kid, and we were fast friends. I spent many an afternoon or weekend either at his house, or hosting him at mine. We didn’t have everything in common, but that didn’t stop us […]

An Open Letter to the GOP

Dear Grand Old Party – I just wanted to take a moment to suggest a strategy for you as you head into your convention in a couple of weeks. I know that Donald Trump has long been the presumptive nominee, swept into his high estate by a large number of people who are either very, […]

The Best Political Commentary Around

My two kids are amazing. The stuff they say just boggles my mind sometimes. I know every parent feels like their children are certified-Grade-A genius, but my two make me wonder how much longer I can remain near the top of the intellectual food chain in our house. To wit: an out of the blue […]