I write this suspended in the air.   38,000 feet, somewhere over the Atlantic returning from a long, long journey overseas. Feels like forever. Actually it was two trips, with a return to the U.S. in between. Atlanta-Tel Aviv-Atlanta…four days at home….Atlanta-Tel Aviv-London-Atlanta. That was much of April and I have yet to be home in May. Ten separate flights…

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It’s a Grind

Today I enter a grinder. As most who know me are aware, I travel. A lot. It’s an occupational hazard of someone with a job like mine – I am frequently on the road, visiting customers, prospects and attending conferences.  Add in the bonus of working for a company headquartered in Tel Aviv, and having much of my team located…

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That One Day

That one day, way back in 2004. For some reason, even though I didn’t have any pets, I walked into Petsmart. They were having an adoption event.  I saw her. In a temporary pen, surrounded by a bunch of other puppies. But she stood out. It was her eyes, and her smile. I picked her up.  I put her back…

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It’s an overused word. And it’s apparently an overused concept. I am struggling mightily with the idea of trust. My entire life it’s been easy to know who to trust, when to trust and why to trust.   I’ve had an inherent trust in journalists. Perhaps driven by watching how dogged journalism was the route to the truth during Watergate…

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I spent last week in New York. It was quite a week, filled with important meetings, punctuated by a serious snowstorm. Living in Atlanta I am quite familiar with the near-annual mocking we receive about our inability to handle even a little bit of snow. It was interesting to be in a big city that sees much more frequent snow as…

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Many of you are aware that I love to ride bikes. I’ve never been very good at it, in fact my favorite saying goes: “I’m old, fat, bald and slow, but I have nice bikes”. That said I do love it, and I also love watching bike races and going to bike races. Most of my best friends have come…

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