Cover Bands Will Never Make It Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

#FPF – Week 39 In our office, we have a banner hanging prominently on the farthest wall when you walk in.  It reads: “Cover bands will never make it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame… Be Captivating.” I am not sure how this phrase first entered my head, but it’s been a relevant … Continue reading “Cover Bands Will Never Make It Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”

The Best Coaches Are Those That Have Actually Played the Game

#FPF – Week 38 As an upper-level manager, you are a “coach” of the people that report to you. And as anyone who’s ever played organized sports knows – not all coaches are created equal…  Looking back at the coaches I’ve had over the years, the best ones all shared one common quality: They were … Continue reading “The Best Coaches Are Those That Have Actually Played the Game”

It’s Not the Start, or the Stop… It’s the “Dash”

#FPF – Week 36 On January 22, Julie and I had the opportunity to see futurist/illusionist Adam Trent at the Van Wezel Performing Art Center. We had seen him 4 years prior when he was in Sarasota and this year’s show did not disappoint.  The night was filled with audience whispers of “wow…”  … “How’d he do … Continue reading “It’s Not the Start, or the Stop… It’s the “Dash””