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...

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...

Success through Strategic Ignoring

Starting a business is exciting.  It’s an opportunity to do engaging work, fulfill your dreams, and make billions of dollars, right?  Entrepreneurs tap the untapped markets, machete the jungles of bureaucracy, and give birth to products that people don’t even know...