First-quarter report to the readers

Author and Atomic Duck

A few days after the first of the year, I posted “My 5 goals for 2017.” How’s that going for me, three months into this latest 12-month adventure? Continue reading →


‘Tell me about a time you failed’ – My First Pep Talk


My first pep talk as a manager was a smashing success – until it wasn’t. It was about 30 years ago or so, long before I had any business trying to be a manager, but I did know how to do a pep talk. Continue reading →