Craps – The Perfect Metaphor For Success

I’ve never been much of a gambler.  I suffer from what I call the “John McEnroe Syndrome.” I dislike losing more than I enjoy winning, and that’s why you probably won’t ever see me in a casino.  I have gambled in the past, however, and the game that has always...

Conquering Doubt

I’m a quirky guy, and as a distance runner, I had a few rather unusual tendencies to prepare for a race. Some might even say these tendencies were neurotic. One month before every race: I would not take a sip of alcohol until after the race. I would not eat foods that...

United Breaks More Than Guitars

For close to forty years, I’ve been a loyal United Airlines customer.  In doing so, I’ve earned various premier status – logging in a minimum of 25,000 miles in the air a year, and crossing the lifetime million mile mark some years ago. Those million miles gets...