Go The Distance

I swore I would never do a marathon again. So this weekend I did a double marathon (an ultramarathon), because two negatives is technically a positive from a mathematics point of view. 52.5 miles, increasing in difficulty as I went

90%

Everyone looks at me and assumes I am this perfectly tuned, disciplined machine because I run marathons, win martial arts championships, run a high activity practice and write every day. That I’ve got it all figured out and can

This Is Going To Suck

The other day it was overcast and approaching dusk. The wind was starting to pick up, and I looked at the weather report. Wind, sleet, rain. So I decided to go for a run with the thought “Well, this is going to suck!”

SOP

So the other day I was wickedly busy and violated my own protocol: I did not check my son’s medicine when I picked it up at the pharmacy. It was early afternoon and I was between multiple appointments and listening to a CE so I

Losing a Diamond

So the other day I found out that one of the profound influences on my career was gone. “Diamond” Jim Nemec, my first General Agent and as such the archetype to me of an insurance leader, passed on last year. The man who took a