Sherlock Holmes

It happened once, Sherlock Holmes and Watson went camping in the mountains. Night fell and they went to sleep. In the middle of the night, SherlockMORE >

Wolf Feeder

If you are working with me, you might, during our time together, hear the following story: One evening, an elderly Cherokee brave told his grandsonMORE >

Risk on / Risk off

“People will cling to an unsatisfactory way of life, rather than change, in order to get something better for fear of getting something worse” EricMORE >

Elevator pitch

What is your elevator pitch?, is a question coaches love to ask in leadership/development seminars and trainings. And then you see people busy preparing statements, veryMORE >


Ecdysis: “The process of shedding the old skin (in reptiles) or casting off the outer cuticle (in insects and other arthropods).“…or,  What’s to be learnedMORE >

the ivy in envy

Have you ever had to deal with ivy? Its a beautiful evergreen plant but if you don’t look after it meticulously it grows everywhere andMORE >


Whenever one of my weekly emails doesn’t get delivered to its recipient, I get a message and its either a “soft” bounce or a “hard”MORE >

This is water

(From the The New Yorker) In 2005, David Foster Wallace addressed the graduating class at Kenyon College with a speech that is now one of his most read pieces.MORE >

Skin in the game

Always loved that quote. In my old financial world, it was used for fund managers who invested a significant portion of their own money inMORE >

(Thanks) Giving

(Thanks) Giving In the Pacific North West, in archaic societies, there had been a long tradition of first giving, receiving and reciprocating. In fact, someMORE >