Years ago my wife and I built a new house. We were excited to move in to our new home and start the next chapter of our lives. Everything was new. The paint was fresh and the stickers were still on the windows. The wood floors, oh those wood floors, were amazing. Whenever someone walked…

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The uncertainty of the coronavirus caused me to think about how great leaders guide people through uncertain times. Allow me to share a story… Many years ago, my wife, daughter, and I were busy decorating our house for Christmas. The tree was up, presents were gathering beneath it, and holiday music was filling the air.…

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What started as a small project that my wife, Jamie, and I worked on in our spare time quickly turned into a viable business. We both quit our jobs and went all in on the new venture. Eleven years later, we had offices in three states, amazing team members, and an enviable list of loyal…

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I recently found myself in Tanzania setting out to hike to the highest point on the continent of Africa. Don’t get me wrong. I didn’t suddenly fall from the sky or wake from a dream and ‘find’ myself on the mountain. The prerequisite planning took place and I put in extra miles to get ready,…

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LinkedIn’s Daily Rundown features Taylor Swift’s “battle over her master recordings as digital distribution makes it more desirable for artists to control their own material.” According to the New York Times, “It all started on Sunday morning, when Mr. Braun’s company, Ithaca Holdings, announced that it had acquired the Big Machine Label Group, which Ms. Swift left in…

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