My Philosophy
Young gentleman opening door of cafe for young woman

Manors, courtesy and being a gentleman

Let me start by saying thank you to my Mom,  Dad and my Grandparents!  You raised me and taught me many things and although I am grateful for many of the life lessons (granted I still don't ...

Dear FDA, Dr House calling…people lie!

For many years I have been fortunate to work in industries which I greatly enjoy....these include chocolate, alcohol, gambling and tobacco.  In full disclosure, I agree, three out of four of these should ...

Is your platform online or offline?

I think best at 38,000 ft. It could be the solace of having to stop from the busy daily rat race and being forced to sit for extended periods of time or the miniature Jack Daniel's that continue showing up ...

Top 10 fictional presidents of all time

It’s another election year here in the U.S. and it seems we’re once again stuck with voting for the best of the worst or whomever stays standing or has enough cash to keep advertising and ...

The day my son changed the world

The day my son changed the world

We've all heard it before and those of us who are blessed with children, nieces and nephews have perhaps even told them once or twice; you can do anything and accomplish anything if you just put your mind to ...

Our Great-grandparents knew the value of social marketing long before we did

Here's a radical thought, social networking, social influence and social media are not new, only their vehicles and tools of engagement have evolved.  ...

American, fast becoming the land of mediocrity

Over the past twenty years I’ve sat back and watched America become the politically correct society. An overwhelming acceptance of mediocrity and although the most powerful economic and military force the ...

Oh to be 16, in Paris and on drugs

Have you ever noticed how many anti-depressants there are on the market? No, seriously, there have to be fifty and that's an understatement. Now here's the $64,000 dollar question, why? What purposes do they ...

Yet more reasons why I hate stupid people.

As I was walking in my neighborhood mall a few days ago, I came to a harsh realization about myself. A realization that nearly floored me, but made perfect sense after I thought about it for a while. ...