One of the biggest lessons I learned the EO MIT Entrepreneurial Masters Program was from one of the last instructors/teachers/presenters, Barrett Ersek.  It was the core lesson of his presentation, but a gem he quickly talked about.  Everyday I am trying to find something for which I am grateful. I noted this lesson to a fellow Contegian who asked me today what it was.  The answer is “home delivery newspapers”.  Why? Oddly, it came from a minor inconvenience.  I dropped off the children at grandma’s this morning.  For one reason or another, no one heard us ring the door bell or knock on the door for ten minutes.  Yes, this went on for TEN MINUTES.   My 5-yo son Gabe[…]

I was on retreat a few weeks back. As part of the retreat, I had to set some lifetime goals, also known as a bucket list. The best way to keep me honest and to the list is too publish them.  Sorry for those marked confidential – need to keep some mystery. CONFIDENTIAL. Run an ultra marathon. (Completed May 18, 2013) Walk my daughter down the aisle at her wedding. Take a Mediterranean cruise with Courtney. Earn a Masters’ degree. Drive across the country with family in RV for the summer. Own a house with a pool. CONFIDENTIAL. Do yoga 3-4 times per week consistently. Visit India for an yoga enlightenment journey. Run for public office. Learn to dance in[…]