What’s Your Plan?

In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless but planning is indispensable.  Dwight Eisenhower Friends, Each year at this time I find myself a little wiser, and more than a little bit more humble. Setting goals — and going back to look at them — does that to a person.  For … Continued

Leaders Know We’re All Babies

Friends, At the vigil last night, the President said: “There’s only one thing we can be sure of, and that is the love that we have — for our children, for our families, for each other. The warmth of a small child’s embrace — that is true.” When we are parent-leaders, we know: at bottom they … Continued

Finishing the Year Strong – One Easy Idea

Friends, Sometimes December has the feel of the late stages of a marathon.  The work, like those 26.2 miles, keeps coming, and you really start to just want it to be over.  Even harder than those moments late in a marathon are the moments late in an 18 or 20-mile long training run (where there’s … Continued

Improve Your Gift Giving by 20% AND Save Time

Friends, Can it be true?  Yes!  Make the holiday gift giving better for your gift receivers AND save time yourself?  Sign up today!  The secret comes from Joel Waldfogel an economist at U Penn who has the research to back his claim. His rationale is powerful: I may spend $25 on a lovely Haas School … Continued