Winning is Not Everything, but it’s Pretty Damn Fun

When the legendary Steve Vescovo made an appearance in the Nashville office on Thursday, he had a bit more spring in his step than usual. He was bouncing around the 26th floor talking to whoever would spare him a minute. The reason? Ja Morant. “What do you think about the Grizzlies?” he asked a couple of us who were headed … Read More


In doing so, I recently read a book entitled “I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships” written by Michael Sorenson. This book primarily concerns the act of validation in conversations with others and makes an argument that validation is a primary key to building lasting relationships and positive interactions with anyone we encounter.

What I am Not Thankful For

What I am Not Thankful For (Personal Disappointment with a Non-Suited Lawsuit) As we head into the weekend before Thanksgiving, we will all start contemplating what we are thankful for: family, friends, our colleagues, good health, prosperity, etc. But on this Friday before, I want to take a moment to recall some things we are not thankful for. Each of … Read More

King of Kings

Ranking the Top 10 Quarterbacks in NFL History There is no position like it in all of sports. You can gather up all the baseball pitchers and basketball point guards and hockey goalies. You can combine all soccer strikers and tennis players and golfers and downhill racers and 100-meter sprinters. You can put all of them together and still they … Read More

Your Not So Definitive Holiday Movie Guide

I’m not a movie buff. I have been to the theatre twice in the past five years and am completely lost when people discuss the latest film releases, Marvel, Star Wars, etc. When I try to watch one on a Friday night with my family, I generally last until about the end of the opening credits before succumbing to slumber … Read More

Linkedin Mailbag Holiday Edition

Christmas season is upon us and we are all busy preparing to make the day perfect for our loved ones. Whether it is buying gifts or trying to master the perfect recipe to create a memorable day, it is easy to get lost in the holiday season. While it is important to go “all in” for the holidays, I would … Read More

The Irishman

When it comes to movies about mobbed up murder and mayhem, your “go to” actors are Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. These guys play characters who are equally at home ordering the hit or doing the dirty work themselves. Blow someone away in a restaurant? Sure. Strangle somebody from the back seat of a car with piano … Read More