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Reflection, Reviews, & Rearviews

"It was a quarter past dawn... All the Whos, still a-bed, All the Whos, still a-snooze, When he packed up his sled.” Dr. Seuss - How the Grinch Stole Christmas I’m sure you know the rest of the story of the Grinch and the Who’s from Whoville. In fact, I’ll bet you can picture “All the Whos, still a-snooze” vividly in your mind. Like every great story, the words act as a vehicle to take your mind away from the present and into the events on the page. And that is the power of a story…it forces the reader or listener to see the world from your point of view. “When we hear a fact, a few isolated areas of our brain light up, translating words and meanings. When we hear a story, however, our brain

Mentors - A Love Story

“In the deepest sense of the word, a friend is someone who sees more potential in you than you see in yourself, someone who helps you become the best version of yourself” - Sheryl Sandburg The importance of mentors in my life can not be understated. I believe that I owe my many of my successes (past, present, and future) to a group of PGA Professionals who saw something in me, gave me a chance, and helped me to become "the best version of myself". I received a phone call a few months ago from one of them. He called to tell me that the cancer he has been fighting for 20 years was finally going to win. He called because he has heard that I have been doing great things for the PGA and it's memb

Jobs, Joy, & Jingle (Bells)

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. -Karl Barth Joy to the world; a festival of joy. However you celebrate, the season of Joy is upon us. In fact, based upon the holiday music I started hearing in the mall about 3 weeks ago, the season has been upon us for a while. What makes the holiday season so special for you? As a child, a big part of the holiday season was the anticipation of Christmas morning and waking up early with my brothers to see what Santa Claus had put under the tree as we slept. As a father now, it’s about family, friends, and seeing the look on my children’s faces as they greet Christmas morning with excitement and unadulterated joy. Wouldn’t it be nice if each day fe



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