George Floyd Should Be Alive Today

George Floyd should be alive today. Perhaps he would be accused of allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill to make a purchase, but he would be alive. He is dead because a police officer knelt on his neck, choking off his air supply. Evidence says Mr. Floyd was held in a prone position with an … Continue reading George Floyd Should Be Alive Today


In my work as a ghostwriter, I meet a lot of wonderful people with interesting stories and lives. They inspire me, as does everything I read, hear, and see. Here, I share the thoughts and ideas that come to mind when I think about the people I meet, the stories I hear, and the experiences … Continue reading Notes

If You Are Not Yourself, Who Are You?

Photo by Indoled, Adam Grant wrote in the New York Times that “for most people, ‘be yourself’ is actually terrible advice.” I’m surprised that Grant, author of the bestsellers Give and Take and Originals and professor of management and psychology at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, didn’t treat this topic with … Continue reading If You Are Not Yourself, Who Are You?