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100 Connections in 100 Days

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January 31, 2019

Where are you right now?  

Maybe you are in a class avoiding the impending lecture.  Or maybe you are in a coffee shop enjoying a drink.  Are you walking down the street?  Through the park?  Into the gym?  Or away from that same gym promising yourself you will do b...

January 29, 2019

There is a phrase I've carried with me for years, a simple few words of Latin that sit in my mind and my heart as a reminder to never give up, to push forward and live with purpose.

Hic Sunt Leones

"Here there be lions."  I have looked to these words during every trial,...

January 24, 2019

It has been months since I spent time across the table, chatting with my friend Sallie Halsey.  Months since we laughed at the silliness of things, cracked a couple of dirty jokes and sought faith in each other when we thought the world just might have run out of it....

January 22, 2019

We spend a lot of time talking about core values, our authentic selves, beliefs and the numerous ways in which we could fix the world if only given the opportunity.  For me these are all incredibly important topics, but I also wonder if we spend more time paying lip se...

January 17, 2019

I love comic books.  No kidding, even today I am a huge fan of comics.  I have poured over pages of Spider-Man, Captain America, Daredevil, Black Panther and Green Lantern.  These characters and their stories taught me about overcoming challenges, respecting your power...

January 15, 2019

Writer.  

Playwright.  

Agnostic.  

Christian.  

Veteran.  

Husband.  

Son.  

All of these are labels I have worn at some point in my life or other.  Some of them may very well be attached to me right now.  Honestly these labels are the most...

January 10, 2019

We all have sacred places.  They rest as a subtle layer below a place everyone can see.  We are more aware of them when we are children, when a playground transforms into a faraway world, the car into a ship gliding across the sky we watch passing by the window and clo...

January 8, 2019

Take a look around, wherever you are, and take all of it in.  What're you surrounded by?  You probably have some pictures around, of memorable trips, friends or even family, perhaps a special someone.  The tools of your profession may be in the picture.  Awards, accola...

January 3, 2019

The first time I went to 1 Million Cups in Charleston, it was a day when we all gathered in a giant circle and went around the room introducing ourselves.  As a new representative in financial services, I was excited, ready to take the room by storm and get 10 new clie...