Month: August 2020

You don’t need to be young. You need to be restless, curious, relevant.

I was browsing my professional mug shots lately. I tend to get them redone every 5-7 years. The latest was done a year ago for a press release for a new role, with my previous photo taken in July 2015. A 4-year stretch between sittings. It was interesting to see the changes when comparing the …

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11 things I learned while searching for the next great thing in my career

Following M&A activity, I was lucky to have time to be selective when finding the next great thing in my career…but…I am a Leo and I don’t waste time waiting for things to happen. I was looking for CMO/SVP Marketing roles; these are rare and hyper-competitive. I knew it’d take time…and it did…but I’ve accepted …

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Patrick, I feel terrible for you, but I can’t feel sorry for you

I said words to this effect to my son in March 2010.  He’d just failed to make the junior high baseball team for the third straight year. He was heartbroken and in tears. He wasn’t the most gifted ballplayer on the field; he was very small for his age but was a scrappy, pugnacious ballplayer …

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