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Mostly true. Names may have been changed to disguise the guilty.

The More You Know

“Knowledge is power”

“One to grow on”

“The more you know”

From Francis Bacon to public service announcements, knowing things has always seemed like the secret to success for me. As a student, I had wonderful teachers. When I first entered the workforce, I noticed that my bosses who had everything under control also had an easy confidence – they knew everything about their business. During my time in the military, the NCOs and officers whom I admired always had the right answer to whatever it was we were doing. These were the kinds of leaders who left a mark on me.

That must be it. Knowledge is the key. Want to be a great leader, in whatever you’re doing? It’s all about knowing things.

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Let’s Agree That We Disagree

Oh, hello.

It’s been a while. I haven’t posted lately. The podcast I co-host has just wrapped its 4th season. (We talk A LOT!!) But my lack of content here doesn’t mean I’m not thinking about the topics that keep popping up in this blog.

Like Diversity, Inclusion (and now, adding Equity to that list!) and how those topics will destroy the world. Except, of course, they won’t.

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The Passing of a King

We comic book geeks can be particular.

I should know. With my best friend and co-host Casey Ryan, I’ve helped build an entire podcast around the kind of minutiae-focused perspectives that we have. It’s coming from a place of love – love for the characters, the stories, the entire mythology – but we can be sticklers for the details. Continue reading

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A Plant-Eater On The Move

Today marks the end of six weeks of eating an entirely plant-based diet (moving little by little to whole foods). It’s also my last night of a short business trip to Charlotte. This week I faced my first real challenge.

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An Update From The Plant Eater

As promised, an update! We are in our second month of a whole food plant-based diet. I feel great!
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