From The Sandlot To The Show

Have the courage to go after your dream, no matter how irrational or unattainable others think it is. My wife was at the car dealership last week to get her van serviced. While there, she noticed a 25th anniversary special commemorating the movie The Sandlot was playing on the TV. The little bit she told me got me researching the …

You’re Fired!

You’re Fired!      — made more infamous in the TV show, The Apprentice This past weekend, my family and I were visiting with my close friend Dan. He has enjoyed great financial success as a developer and home-builder. He is looking back on a great legacy in business and is free to dispense the important learning he has amassed …

Don’t Judge!

“IF YOU JUDGE PEOPLE, YOU HAVE NO TIME TO LOVE THEM.” –St. Mother Teresa I am embarrassed to admit how quickly I can judge others. Just by looking at a person, I can make snap judgments about their character and who I think they are pretending to be. It’s reflexive, unless I slow things down and listen to myself. More …

Six More Weeks Of Basketball!

After a particularly unsuccessful recruiting season, a large university’s athletic department recognized they were struggling to win because they could rarely get their top basketball recruits past their academic proficiency exam. One of the university’s clever religious brothers came up with an ingenious alternative for testing the next year’s recruiting class. Since it was a Catholic university, the brother advocated …