Friendship Matters

The great former Yankee Hall of Fame catcher Bill Dickey died in ‘93 at age 86. I had the opportunity to meet Bill in Cooperstown in 1986. The ‘85 World Champion Royals, of which I was a member, were in Cooperstown as part of the annual HOF festivities. I met Bill in...
IDENTITY SPEAKS VOLUMES

IDENTITY SPEAKS VOLUMES

Names are important. Have you ever noticed how, when you get someone’s name wrong, they generally correct you right away? Calling a person by name communicates their value. Years ago, I attended a Dale Carnegie class because of my inability to remember names, probably...
IDENTITY SPEAKS VOLUMES

My Dad My Hero

Legacy Playbook – Day 2 My dad was my hero, as most kids want their dad to be. I desired an intimate connection with him, desperately wanted his notice, and sought his affirmation. He worked hard at two jobs just to provide for necessities. He never took time...