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This article first appeared on January 14, 2015 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. Growing up out in the country at the foot of the famous Monteagle Mountain in Tennessee, our Depression/WWII era parents believed that all aspects of a young person’s body, mind and spirit must be nourished and then well disciplined. They worked each day… Read more »


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This article first appeared on December 31, 2014 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. We lived out in the country in a rural community called Battle Creek, which is at the base of Monteagle Mountain just west of South Pittsburg, TN.  Our home was nestled on the rear edge of a three-acre yard that fronted the famous… Read more »


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This article first appeared on December 24, 2014 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. We have all been sitting in front of the TV with a cold adult beverage and a handful of snacks, saddened at the sight of a once great athlete being humiliated in the twilight of his/her professional career.  Quarterbacks, running backs and receivers… Read more »


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This article first appeared on October 22, 2014 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. Through the years at numerous meetings, seminars and conventions, I have heard a recurrent complaint from owners and senior managers: “No one will step up and take responsibility or ownership of the business…” Invariably, when I ask a few questions, it becomes obvious… Read more »


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This article first appeared on October 7, 2014 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. We now live in the Information Age, which is perfectly named – we have unlimited information at our fingertips, but a very limited supply of knowledge and understanding. There is rapidly becoming no motivation to learn How to solve a problem or answer… Read more »