Idelible – how to leave a lasting mark on your child’s life, and it is easier than you think

It’s been more than five decades now but I remember it like it was just today. I was 8 and my Dad took me on an all day road trip. He owned a small television and radio sales and service business in the town of Houston, Missouri, (county seat of Texas County, the largest in … Read moreIdelible – how to leave a lasting mark on your child’s life, and it is easier than you think

Big rocks and a small jar, how to get the most important things done

One day, an expert in time management was speaking to a group of business students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration those students will never forget. As he stood in front of the group of high-powered overachievers, he said, “Okay, time for a quiz” and he pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouth mason … Read moreBig rocks and a small jar, how to get the most important things done

Everything I ever needed to know about life, love and leadership I learned from James Bond

It might seem that James Bond, a character of fiction, is an unlikely subject for a series on anything serious. Recognized around the world as a womanizing, daredevil, gadget-dependent adventurer, 007 has captivated readers and audiences since the Ian Fleming’s books in the 1950’s. Millions of viewers flock to every new release and there is … Read moreEverything I ever needed to know about life, love and leadership I learned from James Bond

The worth of enduring love and affection between two people

In America we live in a culture of youth. The values of youth – one’s appearance, stylish apparel, cool accessories, and the like are promoted mercilessly from every media outlet. While this is not altogether bad neither is it complete. For those of us who have lived more than three decades, we have discovered (0r … Read moreThe worth of enduring love and affection between two people