Archive of month: May 2012

I’m sitting in my hotel room in Vacaville, California after a great day with the students at Will C. Wood High School. I wrote about them, last year and their super cool Oath that they do at their promotion rally. I was last on the campus in August when I spoke at their Link Crew […]
“Is that a T-R-I-A-N-G-L-E?” The phrase was familiar. We did some variation of it for years. Yep, my brother and I teased our younger sister, Jane. The reason? She failed the shapes portion of kindergarten on one report card and we found that to just be hilarious. It wasn’t until about five years ago or […]
I just arrived in San Jose. I’m excited. The next few days are all about celebrations… …for my mom (she just finished her Masters in Education and administration credential) …for my sister (she just finished her Masters in Social Work) …for my brother-in-law (he just finished medical school and is about to begin his residency). […]
Hey all. So I’m getting closer to being done unpacking. My apologies for the lack of blogs this week. I’ve been trying to get my new office set-up in San Diego and begin the legal process of moving my business out here. Blogs should start appearing more in the coming days. For now, here is […]
I’m just about to head out to see the Avengers, but before I do, I wanted to post the Friday Finish for this week. Posts by Patrick When Things Go Badly… Suicide Resources (a brief response to the Junior Seau tragedy) Posts by Others The Frontloading Crisis by Scott Ginsberg Reconsidering decisions by Seth Godin […]
Today’s blog will be brief. I’m in San Diego for my last visit before my move here in 10 days. I’ve been running errands, preparing for the move, and stopping for a quick lunch or Starbucks here and there. The mood in San Diego is pretty somber right now. Junior Seau’s suicide has brought incredible […]
So I made a quick run to Starbucks yesterday before my flights to Seattle. I did a fairly standard order for me… Egg Sausage Breakfast Sandwich No Cheese and a Tall Peppermint Mocha. Nothing too fancy. A minor change here and there, but nothing too crazy. The baristas were incredibly nice, and I had my […]