The Man in the Arena “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and…

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Systems Not Goals In the book “How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big,” author Scott Adams unpacks the idea that having systems in place are more important than setting goals. He argues that in order be successful, the systems or processes put in place are what will determine the outcome. For example, if…

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“For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.” – Rudyard Kipling With my 40th birthday fast approaching on May 30, I have found myself looking back and reflecting on my life. To celebrate, my amazing wife Aly planned a Spring trip to Napa Valley along with about 20…

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Not long ago I was standing at the tailgate of my truck having a conversation with my dad after an evening deer hunt. You see, woodsmen roots run deep in my family and we had just returned from a usual outing. After we’d discussed what we saw and what happened I ashamedly admitted I shot at…

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