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Every few years I re-read Disney War by James Stewart (it’s one of my all-time favorites) about the rise and fall of Disney. The majority of the book focuses on the Michael Eisner years, just after Eisner became CEO of Disney in 1984. Like him or not, he brought about ...Read More →
I’ve had a chance over the past few weeks to talk to many people about their plans for 2020. In most cases, people are feeling overwhelmed in a chaotic world. They are having a hard time grasping meaning with so much going on around them. Do you feel this way? ...Read More →
Making resolutions can be daunting. To be “resolute” one has to stand firm…and back up a decision either to do, or not do, something of importance. Heavy stuff in my opinion. Most of us (at least as resolutions go) don't last the entire year. I’m all for resolutions, both in ...Read More →
Actor and comedian Jerrod Carmichael eats scrambled eggs with blueberries and almonds for breakfast almost every morning. Why? He likes it and it's one less thing to think about. Sometimes he mixes in walnuts, but that's as crazy as it gets. Almost everyone knows about Steve Jobs wearing the exact ...Read More →
It’s always about this time of the year I start thinking about the next year. What do I want to accomplish? What’s most important to me? To my family? How do I prioritize everything I want to do? What’s the best way to accomplish these things? It can be overwhelming. ...Read More →
My son Joshua recently turned 18 and is now formally applying to colleges and universities. He used the Common App to make that happen. If you’re not familiar with the Common App, it’s a little miracle for applying to college. Instead of filling out separate applications to all the places ...Read More →