3 Lessons We All Can Learn From Lebron James On Winning Despite The Odds

  Let’s be clear… I’m not a Cleveland Cavaliers or Golden State Warriors fan. I’m not a Lebron James or Stephen Curry fan. However, I am a fan of good basketball and a real sucker for greatness. For those of you who followed the NBA Finals, whether you’re happy about the results of this 2016 Read More

My Top 10 Observations of 2014

  1. The Rise of the Smart Watch When I was child, I loved sifting through the Sunday newspaper. I wasn’t really concerned with the news, but rather the comic strips buried in the middle of all the sales ads, included with the Sunday paper. One of my favorite comic strips was Dick Tracy. Dick Read More

Magic Johnson – Overcoming Adversity

  Ever notice how adversity has a way of bringing out the absolute best or worst in a person? There must be something almost magical about adversity’s squeeze that produces who we are as a person from the very core of our essence. If adversity squeezed you, what would be produced? Perfection isn’t on the Read More

Sandbags and Barricades

This past Thursday, Chicago got hit by a ferocious flood. During this flood, water ran rampant in certain neighborhoods throughout the city, destroying homes, cars, landmarks and just about anything else that lay in its wake. This weekend, as I was driving through my neighborhood, I noticed that one particular street was completely closed and Read More

My wish for you…

This weekend I had the opportunity to meet and chat with Derrick Rose, the all-star point guard of the Chicago Bulls. On the surface, Derrick is no different from any of us.  He is truly a down to earth, fun and like-able guy, but what struck me most about his similarities to the many of Read More