Category Archives: Accountability

Perhaps My Story Will Inspire and Keep Other Leaders From Suffering My Fate


My Latest Article in The Ascent on Medium

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This Is Why Your Personal Ethos Needs to Be Responsibility Based


“People have forgotten this truth,” the fox said. “But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry I believe we live in a world of the irresponsible … Continue reading

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You Need To Know Why I Do What I Do


I write because if I don’t these stories in my head will travel down my throat and choke me to death while I sleep… You need to know me and where I am coming from. Well, you don’t NEED to, but it … Continue reading

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Why You MUST Figure Out Where Your Rocks Are Going To Land


“We often throw rocks not realizing that they’re going to land somewhere.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough I’ve thrown rocks as a kid. Some rocks I threw skipped across the lake, causing seemingly endless ripples on the water’s surface. A rock thrown one lazy … Continue reading

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Why Finding Your Passion Is The Magic Cure


This Post was originally published on Medium, December 27, 2017   “As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.” ― Pablo Neruda Willpower is totally useless. As a recovering alcoholic, I can tell you … Continue reading

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How To Verify What’s Real In A World Of Fake News And Other Sh*t


Ronald Reagan became enamored with a Russian proverb: Doveryai, no proveryai. This literally means, Trust but Verify. He used it so much during his dealings with the Russians that Mikhail Gorbachev became annoyed by it. I think the phrase in … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 4th Mistake — Majoring in Minor Things


The allure of the minor things in life can be difficult to resist. The trivial, the mundane, the distractions, the shiny object, the squirrel flitting from branch to branch. They are almost like a drug, reaching out to you, interrupting, … Continue reading

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