The Menu at Babe’s

During a recent visit to Ft. Worth, our family celebrated a birthday with some good friends at the legendary Babe’s in Roanoke. The goal was to get, as our friends called it, “chicken-wasted,” and there’s no better place to do that than Babe’s. There are no menus at Babe’s because there is only one decision to make – […]

By MWD Posted in Strategy on January 31, 2017 0 Comments Continue reading
The Circus Comes to Town No More

On January 14th, Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that their May 21st, 2017 date at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island would be the final performance after 146 years of delighting ladies, gentlemen, and small children everywhere. Was it an inevitable decision that was no surprise or was it a “Kodak moment?” I think […]

By MWD Posted in History on January 27, 2017 2 Comments Continue reading
It's Not Too Late

The bride and I enjoyed a date night last Saturday and went to the Alamo Drafthouse to see La La Land. I’m a big fan of classic musicals, so the bride had a good feeling this movie would be right up my alley. She wasn’t wrong. There were a number of things about this moving that […]

By MWD Posted in Lessons Learned on January 24, 2017 0 Comments Continue reading
Kirk Hammett and Randy Rhoads

As I mentioned in a previous post, Ryan Holiday’s Ego Is the Enemy was my favorite book of 2016. I was looking back over some of the pages I bookmarked and highlighted earlier this morning when this passage from the chapter “Become A Student” caught my eye: “Think about what [Kirk] Hammett could have done – […]

By MWD Posted in Learning on January 22, 2017 0 Comments Continue reading
2016 Books In Review

In 2016, for the first time ever, I kept track of every book I read for the entire year. Twenty-six in all, or an average of one every two weeks. Which used to seem like a lot to me until I compared myself to prolific readers like, Winston Churchill, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ryan Holiday. But […]

By everestagency Posted in Books on January 9, 2017 0 Comments Continue reading