Do Systems Help or Hurt Creativity?

Kristen Baird is a 28-year-old woman who owns and operates a (multiple) six-figure small business in a male-dominated industry.   Do I have your attention?   Kristen certainly has mine.   I met Kristen Baird in a business association of which we are both members.  She...

The Rainmaker’s Rainmaker

    If you are outside the legal profession (and missed the John Grisham novel in the 90’s), then you may not be familiar with the term rainmaker.  A rainmaker is someone who is superior at finding, nurturing, and closing business deals.  They bring in clients.  They...

Productive (!) Retirement

The culmination of a successful career is retirement, right?   Susan Lowrey-Flaherty should know.  She has been an Occupational Therapist for 50 years and has retired three times.  There’s a story here.   For many folks, retirement is an administrative process of...