My Unlikely Career. A Retrospective, in 4 decades. Part 5.

Part 5.   The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.  - Steven Spielberg   In the prior 4 posts of this series on My Unlikely Career. A Retrospective, in 4 decades, I really dove down into my background. How I got to where I am today,…

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United, We Stood

Back in 2014, it was announced that Arthur Blank, one of the founders of Home Depot and longtime owner of the Atlanta Falcons, had been awarded an expansion team in Major League Soccer, North America’s highest level professional soccer league. Blank planned to have the as-of-then unnamed team play its games at the also as-yet-unnamed new stadium he planned to…

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Life, Loss and The ABCs

If you are a friend on Facebook, you likely saw a post of mine the day that George Michael passed away. As everybody is aware, 2016 was (at least seemingly) a year of tremendous loss, as so many died who were meaningful and influential in our lives. My Facebook post said:  "It's bad enough that all my heroes keep dying,…

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