To 2019 and beyond

We’ve just gotten over 2018, with all that happened that year. Only yesterday we were watching Congress and the president go at each other in another disappointing and horrible way … prepare for more of the same in 2019. That’s an easy prediction. Each year I offer up a few for the new year. These […]

The George H.W. Bush legacy

In America’s rise to becoming the most powerful country that has ever existed, millions of people have put themselves in harm’s way to protect our freedom and democracy. George H.W. Bush was such a person. I worked for H.W.’s administration. It was an adventure that challenged me and greatly enhanced my appreciation for public service. […]

Branding and Activism: Stepping Up or Stepping In It

“Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” – Colin Kaepernick One of the most talked-about TV ads of 2018 was released by Nike in September. It featured Colin Kaepernick, an NFL quarterback known for taking a knee during the National Anthem. Despite the ongoing controversy surrounding Kaepernick and his actions, Nike decided to […]

Generation Z on the rise

There’s been a lot written about how to deal with (pick one): 1. Millennials and how to motivate them. 2. Millennials and how to understand them. 3. Millennials and how to work with them. Now comes something totally different: Generation Z. It makes sense, right? Baby boomers and Generations X, Y and Z. Well, the […]

When Things Private Go Public

I was struck by the immense media frenzy and feeding fest over the recent allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The firestorm centers on behavior that may have been committed decades ago. There once was a time when the past was often able to stay in the past. No longer. I was listening to the SCOTUS […]