A Nutritious News Diet

How do you get a truly balanced view of the world? Some friends say that they sample news from both ends of the political spectrum, so that they have a balanced news diet. But, I am finding, the Left/Right Diet doesn’t have the intended effect. This is true no...

Fear Not

“This is going to be so long, I won’t be able to finish it in a day.” That’s what I told Matt Slaybaugh. Matt is my writing partner on occasional Sundays, often at the Roosevelt Coffeehouse. As I dove into this piece, I felt I needed to warn...

We Are Surrounded

Greetings from Washington, D.C. Inauguration Day 2017 Each of us is surrounded. And we are surrounded by the people we choose to surround us. Recently, a Master Chair, David Belden invited me to speak to one of his Vistage groups. At the end of a wonderful morning...

Breaking the Glass Floor

It depends on your perspective. It might depend on your expression of gender. Are you held down by a glass ceiling? You can see the leaders above you, but some invisible force keeps you from rising.  Are you standing on a glass floor? You earn more for the...