Category: Hints/Tips/Ideas

This category is for ideas, stories and tactics to help leaders of any kind motivate and get results!

My anxiety has anxiety

My anxiety has anxiety
Among a seemingly endless wave of soul-shaking news, I experienced a major blow on a personal level. A very good friend, no, my best friend on this planet passed away. But not only passed away, he took his own life. A bit of news that will haunt me for the foreseeable future. Mostly because we... Read more »

Hacking, shmacking it's the computer's fault

Hacking, shmacking it's the computer's fault
Can we all just admit that the Trump presidency is going to be as much fun as a clown car smashing into a dumpster on fire? Our orange nightmare doesn’t have time (or the balls) to meet with actual reporters to discuss his less than stellar choices since becoming President Elect. He does, however, have... Read more »

In other news - Trump drops bombs

In other news - Trump drops bombs
Why do news outlets, in their many forms seem to be 100% consistent in covering the WRONG story these days? Today, Ivanka Trump got all the clicks and eyeballs while her pop talked about playing the very retro game of THERMAL NUCLEAR WAR! One story is about someone getting pissed and acting like an ass... Read more »
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You Better Watch Out...

You Better Watch Out...
I’m confident our near future is going to be a complete roller coaster ride. I mean since Trump won, people are more than happy to show off their true ugly colors. Whether it be a racist grandma yelling at Latinos in a JC Penny or Jackass airline passengers having Arab men tossed off a plane... Read more »

I've got the Election Blues

I've got the Election Blues
No matter the venue, website, or discussion.  Tis the season for political banter.  I, for one, am so sick of all of it.  I have been getting more and more worked up as every tweet, post, and poll hits the web.  Should I mention that I add a lot of those posts.  I think I need to... Read more »

Colorado Adventure - My glimpse into a legalized society

Colorado Adventure - My glimpse into a legalized society
I’ve been to the promise land friends. I traveled there by rail. It was magical. It was totally retro too. For those scoring at home, I recently visited friends and family in Colorado. In case you’ve been hiding in a bomb shelter, that great state has legalized Marijuana. Aside from the legal buzz, I must... Read more »
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Trumping Nightmare: It was bound to happen

Trumping Nightmare: It was bound to happen
It happened last night. After weeks and months of posting memes, and stories, and links, and rants about the “Donald,” he showed up in my dreams last night. I was working for him. He was terrible. Made me do silly things like put on his socks. I think I need to chill on this election.... Read more »

Pick a winner - or not?

Pick a winner - or not?
As a major city in our great nation, I believe we have the responsibility to “act the part.” Be the City that earned its reputation as the “city with broad shoulders.” But let’s face it, this year hasn’t been kind to us. Chicago has been taking it on the chin. Our gun violence is beyond... Read more »

Wanna look smart? Start asking questions

Wanna look smart?  Start asking questions
You know…I always thought I should try and be the smartest guy in the room.   I wanted to have the answers.  I wanted to be in the “know.” But that just ain’t in my cards. Lucky for me I’ve come to understand that it’s more important to know how to ask the “right questions”... Read more »
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When it rains it pours...sweat

When it rains it pours...sweat
I am a large man.  Big in size.  Big in heart.  Big in my ability to sweat.  I’m talking cartoon amounts of sweat.  No I don’t have to have surgery, or put those odd sponges, or anything odd like that.  However, when these summer days get steamy – I go hiding in doors.  You should... Read more »