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The Call for Courage

Story: The following is from a Washington Post article on Aug.16, “In a published defense of former CIA chief John Brennan, a retired Navy admiral who oversaw the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden has asked President Donald Trump to revoke his security clearance, too. Adm. William McRaven made the request in a letter […]

Abundance Accountability Respect

Terrorist Thistles

Story: I’m still digging up some August weeding analogies. We have a back garden where we have had a daily, ongoing battle with thistles. The little buggers literally pop up overnight. And we choose not to use a weed killer spray, because we find them largely ineffective. Plus, we just don’t like using the chemical junk […]

Abundance Accountability Respect

Dying to Work Late?

Story: Klever Freire and colleague Gabriel Otrin were working late at their downtown Toronto office building last week, during a crazy cloudburst downpour. It was about 11:00 p.m. and the cleaning staff warned them that cars might be flooded in the underground parking garage, so the men jumped on the elevator. As they descended, the […]

Abundance Accountability Respect

I Hate Sameness and Just 10 Percent Better!

Story: This is from last Sunday’s NYT travel section: “The Prisoner Wine Company, a label that’s a favorite of wine collectors… Is expected to open a new winery in September in St. Helena. The San Francisco architect Matt Hollis designed the 40,000 square-foot contemporary building to have an industrial aesthetic, with high ceilings and a […]

Abundance Accountability Respect

The Paradox of Becoming Both Full and Empty

Story: On a cold, misty morning in late Oct. 2017, after 11 previous attempts, Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the standing speed record for climbing the Nose of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park – with an unbelievable new time of two hours, 19 minutes, and 44 seconds. According to Wikipedia, The Nose is […]

Abundance Contribution Purpose

July Lessons 9: Dance Like No One’s Looking!

Over the month of July, I will share lessons learned from my ATB journey, post my retirement announcement effective Aug. 1. The accomplishments and extraordinary results at ATB over six plus years belong to many. However, the learnings I will share are exclusively mine. I hope you will find them thought provoking, and perhaps even […]

Abundance Contribution Teamwork



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