Recent Posts, Thoughts, & Observations

The Meaning of My Public Statement Relative to Dave Walker

Dave’s platform, his character, and his skills give him many of the prerequisites for a great candidate and for serving as Connecticut’s Governor. However, I did not characterize him as the “best candidate” for Governor because it is too early.

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Common Sense Physical and Sports Fitness

Common Sense Physical and Sports Fitness

As I have announced on the From the Rough Facebook page, two cable TV networks have secured the rights to broadcast our film, BET Network and The Golf Channel.

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Why Those Who Favor More Regulation are Repeatedly Disappointed by What Happens

Why Those Who Favor More Regulation are Repeatedly Disappointed by What Happens

Regulations that micromanage how marketplaces, people and organizations achieve goals are most likely to have perverse consequences, as opposed to regulations that set goals and leave the details to marketplace forces.

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The Gifts That Open Life’s Biggest Doors

The Gifts That Open Life’s Biggest Doors

Over a lifetime, I have received and given many Christmas gifts. I have often thought about which ones had the most lasting impact and, if so, why. I have concluded that the two most impactful gifts I received came from my parents at the 1955 and 1956

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Adaptability is the #1 Success Factor Today

Adaptability is the #1 Success Factor Today

Adaptability is far more important in talent evaluation than it was when I was promoted to be Pitney Bowes Chairman and CEO in 1996, because the Board prioritized adaptability to both known and unknown challenges over more traditional “qualifications".

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