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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Dogs

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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Snowd’en

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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Broken

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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Batteries

I got back earlier this week after spending 10 days in Israel, where my company is based. These 10 days were great for us as a company, although they were incredibly full. I spent 10-12 hours every day “locked” in conference rooms.  Outside of hummus, falafel and Israeli salads being the lunch option every day, I could’ve been in a…

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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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