Blake's Blog

Differentiating 'Strategy' from 'Business as Usual'


Periodically, someone will ask for an example to illustrate the difference between how strategists ...

199 Great Quotes


I love great quotes, just love 'em.

Knowing that I save so many, people...

A Perspective on Money & Wealth During These Troubled Times


The summer I turned twelve, my parents dragged me and my big sister to our...

Perspective: What it REALLY Means to Struggle & Overcome & Love Like There's No Tomorrow


By way of encouragement, may this lift you up today.

And tomorrow.

And beyond.

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Leading Oneself in Tumultuous Times


In the past month, with increasing frequency, a number of people have asked, "What...

Investing in the High Performers, Too


Wow, these are tough times. What a rough week...

In the past few days,...

Wisdom from Lou Romero -- for ANY Leader...


Some of you 'may' remember my comments from 10/24/2008 regarding my...

Perspective During Tumultuousness


These past few weeks have been a whirlwind. In the words of a dear...

The Importance of Birthdays & Affirmation


My wife and I both celebrated our birthdays recently. (For the record, my wife...

Halloween ends and Autumn begins


I suppose that tomorrow I must tear down what few Halloween decorations we put up....

A bold reminder that music transcends all cultures and languages:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meu6WlGo8R4

And to my dear friend who shared this...

Someone is ALWAYS watching us -- in this case, our children:


http://www.godtube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=5486ae62fd502645138e