Two Hatted Dad

Has a brief moment in time ever changed the trajectory of your life?  It happened to Tom Leonard of Richmond, Virginia.  After Tom told me this story, we decided

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Finding A Ralph

One of my favorite quotes is by Imran Khan: “Compromise for your dream but NEVER compromise on your dream.”  I am inspired by people who

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Time. Options. Information.

Negotiation skill can make a multi-thousand dollar difference in crafting better deals. Whether you’re buying or selling cars, homes, anything expensive, knowing what to say

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No Plan B

A few years ago I had the honor to interview legendary race car driver, Mario Andretti. It was for a story in my book, How

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The Girl Next Door

When I was 12 years old I lived next door to the most beautiful girl in the world… at least my world back then. I

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Chubby Rules for 2020

Though he was skinny like me, my dad’s nickname was Chubby. He was plump as a kid (like me), and the “Chubby” nickname stuck for

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Special Skin

I didn’t have a dad growing up. My mom and grandma raised me.  But I did have an uncle. He was like a father to

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More Mistakes

Two weeks ago I wrote about 6 ways to make better decisions and fewer mistakes.  This is Part II, with a few more proven techniques

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Talkin’ Turkey

I love Thanksgiving. No pressure. No presents. Just food, football, family and friends.  For 14 straight years I’ve shared Turkey Day trivia in my Thanksgiving

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Mistakes

We all make mistakes, sometimes obvious ones. Why do smart people (like you and me) make bad decisions?  There are proven reasons why we mess

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