Parents Provide Compass for Children’s Lives

When I hold my daughter, I sometimes find myself quickly thinking about what she’ll be like when she’s 8. Or 25. Or 74. I don’t want her to grow up overnight, but I’m a curious guy, easily wondering what kind of job she’ll have, music...

Strategic Time Off Can Boost Your Productivity

I didn’t blog for a week. This isn’t something new. Usually when it happens, it’s because I’m lazy. This time, it was strategic. Of course, I didn’t know Matt Chevy was going to call me a Gen Y Rock Star. That meant a lot of people came...

Why Does the Name of Your Organization Stink?

I set up a Cool People Care booth at Vanderbilt University as part of their freshman orientation. I was there – along with hundreds of other community organizations – to chat about what we do and how we can help Vandy’s incoming freshman class get involved in...