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The following piece from my new collection “CREEK SONGS (and Other Seductions), is certainly one of my personal favorites. One of the first comic books I bought as a kid was Jack Kirby’s Challengers of the Unknown. Over time, it has emerged as my all time favorite – quite a distinction when you consider that […]

From a recent article in SUCCESS From Home by John C. Maxwell entitled “The Law of Intentionality“… Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? Answer: Five. There’s a difference between deciding and doing.   I love this. Thank you, Mr. Maxwell. This year? JUST JUMP OFF!

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CHALLENGING THE UNKNOWN

The following piece from my new collection “CREEK SONGS (and Other Seductions), is certainly one of my personal favorites. One of the first comic books I bought as a kid was Jack Kirby’s Challengers of the Unknown. Over time, it has emerged as my all time favorite – quite a distinction when you consider that […]

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LIFE SONGS: AUSTIN HEALEY

My dad came to pick me up in a baby blue Austin Healey sports car. As I watched my mom part the curtains and look out at the street, I remembered how quiet it was when he first left us. Seven months ago. Before the Austin Healey. It had been a perfect creek day – […]

IF…

If you started your business today…right now…what would you do differently? First thing that comes to mind? I’d collect a deposit up front for those projects that went south (along with their originator and any hope of my being paid for many hours of work) in the first blushingly innocent year of The Simmons Group. […]

WHY YOU NEED A WEBSITE: ARE YOU KIDDING?

Americans are spending more time online. In fact, studies show that roughly 80% of us now spend as much time online as we do watching television. Pretty compelling statistic…tells you a lot about our culture, our communication, and our commerce. Most importantly, it gives us — entrepreneurs, craftsmen, business professionals — a very clear picture […]