A Culture of Risk

A Culture of Risk

One day I ordered a stock of printed folders for my boss. This wasn’t small potatoes, either;  this single order cost upwards of $1000 and I ordered them thinking I had done everything I needed to to proof and double check them. The order came back and even...
I Suck At Golf.

I Suck At Golf.

37 years old, and I’d never played a full game of golf until yesterday. I was invited by a guy who could best be described as a cousin-in-law.  Travis, who had exiled himself to the golf course during his wife’s baby shower, invited a bunch of us buddies...
Are Men Broken?

Are Men Broken?

Over the last few days, the Universe has been delivering to me a conspicuously high number of instances where people are extolling feminism, a women’s virtue and role in society, and how we as men relate to women.  Someone I know even argued that the majority of...
“Don’t Screw It Up.”

“Don’t Screw It Up.”

In my first job out of college, I was hired as a “New Media Specialist.”  I designed websites, created print collateral, and other general media work. I had also just started doing voice over work. It was limited to recording in cramped studios where it...
Stop “Doing” For Other People

Stop “Doing” For Other People

This morning, I wrote a somewhat edgy post in a group on Facebook.  It’s a group where I don’t know many people, and there are some high profile people floating around in it. I was getting some fiery blow back to my comments, and it started pinching at one...