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Momentum is game changer for success

A shift in momentum is usually extremely palpable. Sometimes the momentum swings in our favor, and sometimes it feels like we have lost it, and lost it quickly. In both cases, we know exactly when it … more

You want buzzwords? Buzzwords we got

My hope this year is to rebrand my brand with some brand new words, while holding on to such dependable ones as “go-to” and “vibe” and “sustainable.” Listen, my go-to restaurant in Lone … more

New Year off to a fast start

It’s not quite Valentine’s Day, 2020, but it seems like a lot has come and gone already in less than 45 days. For example, Americans have gone through a bitter, testy, partisan impeachment … more

New witnesses needed at impeachment trial

While most of us have had our fill of the Trump impeachment proceedings, I cannot figure out an answer to the most fundamental question which keeps nagging me. The President and the Republican … more

When intent is more important than technique

Have you ever heard a really bad joke? Or maybe just a very funny joke told really poorly? We can probably all say yes to that one, couldn’t we? We have also probably been told a story that missed … more

A perfect place for those who love cats and toes

Ernest Hemingway kept six-toed cats at his home, now a museum, in Key West, Florida. They’re called “polydactyl cats.” The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum currently has 40-50 polydactyl cats … more

Is building a fiber-optics community too ambitious for the American Dream?

In America, we strive to be always connected, and we expect quality internet services. Whether that be from streaming another season of The Office for the fourth time in a row to asking Alexa how to … more

Don’t hold your breath on proposed state income tax reduction

With the 2020 State Legislative Session less than a month into the process of making laws, it’s too early to count on any permanent state income tax reduction. Nevertheless, Governor Polis touched … more

In the war of words, the words are losing

“Lead” not only means “first,” “foremost” and “front,” lead is a heavy metal, hence Led Zeppelin. An old adage in journalism is “don’t bury the lead.” Journalists are not … more

Think of abundance, not scarcity, and win consistently

It has been said that the fear of loss is more powerful than the possibility of gain. It has also been said that some of us live with an abundance mentality while others choose to live with a … more

Domination through disruption opens huge opportunities

When we look at some of the most recent and incredible success stories in business, sports, and artistic performance we are seeing a bit of a trend, aren’t we? What we are seeing are companies, … more

Count carefully to 17, and it’s fine to be sylly

English jurist John Selden (1584-1654) said, “Syllables govern the world.” Maybe syllables governed the world in the 17th century, but lately they have been treated with impudence and disrespect … more

Quiet on the Broomfield front: Night work ban could be just a start

As I have said before, Broomfield is the poster child when it comes to fracking. The battle over the extraction of oil and gas in the City and County of Broomfield seems like a never ending battle. … more

First is probably special, but the heck with that

I will never be recognized as the first to do anything. I wasn’t the first in my family to graduate from high school or college, or become a schoolteacher, or nothing. Unless you stretch it. I was … more

The speed of the game is in our hands

A few years ago, we all talked about the easy button. It was a meme before there was anything even known as a meme. There was an icon with a big red button that we all recognized without hesitation, … more

Church offers plan to let Westminster rest in peace

There is good news emanating from the Westminster Presbyterian Church. For some, it will fulfill a quest which has gone unheeded for many years. For others, it may be of interest while the remainder … more

Stolid, solid, dearly missed — happy birthday, Dad

My father was born 100 years ago today as I write this. There hasn’t been a day since he died in 2008 that I haven’t thought about him, and more this day than usual simply because of the … more

Successful employers employ successful entrepreneurs

An employed entrepreneur? How can that be? I mean, we are either employed or we are an entrepreneur, right? The answer is yes. This is because most successful entrepreneurs will share that even … more

A New Year, a new decade: What will 2020 bring?

Hello 2020! The New Year has come upon us whether we are ready for it or not. It’s been looming out there for some time with way too much focus and debate on the Presidential election. These are … more

Doing less on our way to success

Happy new year! Over the years, especially at the new year, I have found myself focusing on the things I want to start doing in the coming year that will help me achieve success when it comes to the … more
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