Two Hatted Dad

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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 to name it “Two-Hatted Dad.”…

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Finding A Ralph

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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 won't compromise, particularly when it…

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Time. Options. Information.

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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 (and how to say it)…

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No Plan B

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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 Fathers Change Lives. Mario may…

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The Girl Next Door

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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 had a massive crush on…

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Chubby Rules for 2020

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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 the rest of his life. …

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Special Skin

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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 me. His name is Greg…

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More Mistakes

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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 to avoid making mistakes you look…

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Talkin’ Turkey

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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 week blog. So here it is,…

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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 up. Below are a few that…

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