How to Want What You Have

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Please read Timothy Miller’s amazing book, How to Want What You Have: Discovering the Magic and Grandeur of Ordinary Existence I’ve been encouraging all my friends and family to read this book. The author is a Cognitive Psychologist (with a PhD and decades of experience with his counseling private practice) who examines the underlying causes… Read more »

CEO Breakfast – How to Build a Global Brand and a Great Company Culture

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Last week Sheila (’s founding CEO) invited me to join her for a private “CEO breakfast” event hosted by Northeastern University at the Four Seasons hotel in Boston. It was attended by entrepreneurs and top executives from various industries. She shared her personal story and related it to the topic at hand: how to build… Read more »

Welcome to the (Cancer) Club

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This is an open letter to anyone faced with a recent diagnosis of cancer or any other serious ailment. I’m publishing it because now two close friends of mine (who, like me, are in their 30’s and otherwise healthy) inexplicably have joined me in the cancer club in the last couple months. Here’s hoping it’s… Read more »

Two Monks and a Rude Lady

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This is a true story about learning to let the little things go. In late December (less than a month after my surgery), Shawna’s parents generously took us out to the super-fancy Hyannis Yacht Club restaurant to celebrate Shawna’s birthday. I wore the requisite coat and tie, but didn’t have an appropriate hat to wear… Read more »