Yearly Archives: 2016


Dan Hayes Wins Golden Gloves
“I don’t know if you’re going to win, but I know you’ll come out of this a better fighter.” Those were the words of professional boxer Mehdi Abidi to his friend Daniel Hayes, just before a Golden Gloves (amateur boxing) tournament. Hayes went on to win the tournament and became […]

How The “Honey Badger” Leveled Up To Win Golden Gloves





Game winning strategy illustration
On July 6, 2016, during the men’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon, Marin Cilic is ahead at 7/6 and 6/4 to Roger Federer’s 6/3 in the third set. In a fourth set tiebreaker, Cilic is at match point, three times. Federer pulls out aces and a winning volley that shifts the momentum, […]

What’s Your Game-Winning Strategy? How to Serve Aces When You ...


How full is your tank?
Reaching a “Dead End,” or Planning to “Turn the Page” In hosting an episode about informed end of life decision-making on my Internet radio show, “Turn the Page,” I was intrigued with the idea that how you die is an extension and reflection of how you live. My guest, Judy […]

How Much Gas is In Your Tank? Executive Transitions


Bridge
The Kabbalah states that sickness may serve as a bridge in two directions, from life to death and death to life. The option of a passage from death to life is a chance to return stronger and healthier than before, to be reborn, alive once more. The teachings go so […]

On a Bridge From Life to Death, and Death to ...



Cows Moving
Are conditions in your company or marketplace changing, such that your work has become more depleting than energizing? Shifts that happen in your environment often coincide with changes that take place within you, like your need and desire to grow, or to better balance your work and personal investments. Having provided performance, […]

“Should I Stay, or Should I Go?” Exit Strategy Planning


Olympian illustration
My father was thirty-five and my mother thirty-three when they started a preschool in Queens, New York. With four of their own kids at the time, three toddlers and a baby, they became caregivers to thousands of children, including the offspring of former students. This year, they’ll celebrate 40 years […]

Plan to Exit Like an Olympian


Scared Turtle-Exp May Not Be Best Teacher
Our global exposure, whether it’s through the Internet, travel, relationships, or other influences, requires us to be more versatile, if we choose evolution as a way of life. Do you have an unresolved health issue or lifestyle need? Solutions or at least improvements may be accessible in places and through […]

Experience May Not Always Be Your Best Teacher