Rebalancing Equations

“Is that algebra?” That was one of my questions as I squinted at the PowerPoint slides building the case of how to evaluate producer performance.

May 2018 |  Read Article

You Might As Well Jump

I have been dogged by a somewhat dispiriting thought for most of my professional life: I get into an industry just in time to turn the lights off.

April 2018 |  Read Article

Nothing But Blue Sky

How often have we heard that? How often have we said it? We were jealous, frightened, angry — or even worse, hangry, that blood-red zone where hunger and anger overlap.

March 2018 |  Read Article

The Magic Equation: 5Y=X

The four W’s and H are what, when, where, why and how.

February 2018 |  Read Article

Miners Unbound

All I knew about the Panic of 1907 was the year it occurred and that people were a little anxious.

January 2018 |  Read Article

So, You Wanna Be A Star

OK, it’s guilty pleasure confession time: I love watching singing-competition videos on YouTube. I mean I can rewatch some so often that the YouTube algorithm suggests addiction videos.

December 2017 |  Read Article

Night Guys Don’t Always Win

Jerry Seinfeld has known for decades why you can’t do the good things you want to do in life.

November 2017 |  Read Article

Tax Reform Eclipsing Health Care Reform as Issue Before Congress

Tax reform is expected to overshadow health care reform as the major issue facing Congress.

October 2017 |  Read Article

Upward Passage

The last person I wanted to see was my mother. Here I was talking to a girl I liked in the stairwell of my middle school when I heard the outside door close. I looked down the flight of stairs to see Mom looking back up at me.

October 2017 |  Read Article

Inner peace is really annoying me.

It’s more the absence of it. And the radiance of those who appear to have it. OK, you found peace, fantastic for you, but must you gloat by glowing?

September 2017 |  Read Article

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