6th Grade and my Journey on Roosevelt River Begins

leadership, change, business

I don’t know what made me do it. I don’t know what I was thinking. Chalk it up to a 6th grader wanting to get attention. Boy, did THAT happen! It was nearing the end of my 6th Grade Year. Soon, I would be heading off to Junior High. My sixth grade teacher was the […]

2013 – The Year I Canoed with Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt? That Theodore Roosevelt? The one that was president like a hundred years ago? Yep, THAT Theodore Roosevelt. I spent 10 months canoeing with Teddy Roosevelt, dead about 100 years. How is that possible, you ask? Bear with me, and I will explain, and then I will begin to tell you about the adventure! It was […]

Take your vendors for a ride – a hay ride!

Leadership, Business, Management

It had been over 20 years since I had been on a hay ride. I daresay, that probably holds true for the majority of the participants at the recent #GWTS2014Summit…but let me start at the beginning.  A year ago, we put a twist in our annual budget and planning cycle. Many companies and departments conduct […]