Another good reason to pause

“Beware the ides of March.” It’s when that notable executive, Julius Caesar, was assassinated. We’re past March 15. In fact, in a week, March will have one day left. Think about that. We’ve “just” come off a hard year, one many felt was an absolute slog of a marathon. And suddenly, we are 25-percent DONE with the year after that …

Time for a corporate diagnostic

This Forbes post came from somebody in insurance. So it is marketing when he suggests that every business is like a car, needing a multipoint inspection (“MPI”) of its risks–a corporate diagnostic. But he’s right. Insurance is always more affordable than disaster. Car maintenance is always more affordable (and more convenient!) than repairs. And, in nightmare scenarios, life-saving. I once …

Blind Man’s Find the Gas Rag

Years ago I went camping occasionally with some friends. I was on the periphery of this group of guys, but a story from one of our trips must be told. It was the day they created a game I call Blind Man’s Find the Gas Rag. These men were hilarious. They were always coming up with new ways to entertain …