Fear Is All Around You

Fear Is All Around You

What are you afraid of? If your response is, “I’m not afraid of anything!” then you might need to pause and do some self-reflection. You’re likely either ignoring or avoiding your fears. It’s okay, though. You’re not alone--lots of people wear false armor to try and...
How Would You Spend a Windfall?

How Would You Spend a Windfall?

“How would you spend a windfall?” The voice on the phone was an old friend. Sadly, we hadn’t spoken in years. “I heard you were doing consulting,” she continued. “So you’re an expert now?” I laughed. “I wouldn’t say I’m an expert. But, yes, people do tell me they...
The Tale of the Three Envelopes

The Tale of the Three Envelopes

Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day. In that spirit, I thought I would share one of my favorite stories of being an Executive Director. The following story was first told to me by my friend and mentor John Durel. A check of the internet reveals it’s been around for awhile...