Declare It Then Own It

With a communications degree from Wake Forest University, I’ve studied language a lot in the past and focused on it more recently. I’ve learned a funny little thing about it: If you speak something, you identify with that definition. Meaning, you might like the Jets, or the Chicago Bears, and say you’re a football fan; but something in the brain happens when you say “I really like that player.” That…

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How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

As I’ve been doing more speaking after the Covid years it’s been harder to find father/son time with my youngest—who is almost eleven. I eventually decided that we could work out together: 6 am is very early for him. His former living situation (he was not full-time with me until recently) was much more relaxed. The first week we did this, he hated it. I think he believed…

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