Can You Handle the Truth?

One of the most memorable scenes in the movie, A Few Good Men, was when Col. Jessup (Jack Nicholson) blew his top and shouted “You can’t handle the truth!” Man, I love that movie. Oddly enough, that line pops into my head sometimes when I’m looking at different situations…

Barbara Bush – An Unsung Inspiration

When I was growing up, the news came on at 6 and 10pm. Gossip and clearly sketchy stories were found in tabloids at the supermarket checkout line. News and entertainment were two distinct things. Today 24/7 news channels and internet sites refresh by the minute and fill our appetites…

Looking In The Rear View Mirror – Lessons Learned

Whenever I wrap up a project, I think it’s always good to look back and see what we could take from the experience and what we could do better the next time. There are always lessons to be learned –that’s how we improve in any aspect of our lives,…

Taking the Outside Shot – A Little Inspiration from Notre Dame

© Uatp1  This past weekend was a little crazy. There were Easter eggs, NCAA Basketball games, and even a few April Fools worthy events (April snow showers, chocolate covered brussel sprouts – ugh!). One of the things that really made me smile was Notre Dame’s last second shot in…

The Dodgy Business of Data – Can I Use It?

Data is everywhere. Every decision we make takes in whatever data is available – including our own perceptions and preferences. Your alarm goes off in the morning and you look at the clock to decide if you are late, early, on time – or to hit the snooze button….