Breaking: Benjamin Franklin to Mentor Manziel

“It’s about being accountable, and doing what I say I’m going to do, instead of looking like a jackass. Either I’m going to learn, or I’m going to be finding something else to do.” Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel  12/28/2014   Humiliated & humbled. Then injured, fined and suspended. It has been an interesting year […]

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Clarity; Purchased with Euros. Lesson 1- Teamwork

There is nothing quite like a vacation and some downtime to give you a chance to take a step back and think big picture. Am I were I need to be? Am I focused on the right things? Doing them the right way? I recently had the good fortune to spend two weeks in Europe […]

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You Smell That?

Bellevue, Nebraska population 50,137 It is the third largest city in Nebraska… most days that is. On a select few Saturdays, and one notable Friday each autumn Bellevue slips to 4th, surrendering its bronze medal to Memorial Stadium. It is the home of Husker Football; an ancient relic of a stadium that is routinely filled […]

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Life Advice from Vodka Samm

The time has come to do a little peacocking. Not for everyone of course, only the select few affiliated with the University of Iowa.  For them it is time to puff out those chests and grab their horns and prepare to toot them. Why is the showboat rolling down the Iowa River you ask? It […]

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