Seeds of Greatness

The words that come out of our mouths have the power to heal during painful times; to lift someone up during times of need; and to calm during times of uncertainty. Each one of us has the power to use our words for good.  My favorite line is, “You have seeds of greatness inside of you.” You … Continue reading

Time to Reflect

As we’re approaching the new year, it’s a time to look back on all that has occurred over the past 12 months. As I was going through my blog, reflecting on what I have written, I came across a post I wrote around this time last year. It was a story about a young doctor … Continue reading

Don’t Stop Believing, Hold On To That Feeling

Last Friday I logged onto Facebook and saw post after post regarding the Color Run that took place that morning in Portland. Two things came to mind: 1) My friends really like paint; and 2) I have a lot of friends that run. All this talk about 5Ks and marathons made me think about my … Continue reading

We Are Living In The Good Ol’ Days

I heard a story about a young doctor named Paul. At one point, Paul and his wife had three children under the age of 6. Stressed out from the long hours of his demanding job, once he gets off work he just wants to go home and rest. But no, once he gets home he … Continue reading

Steve Jobs – You’ll Be Missed

My jaws dropped when I saw my Twitter feed flood with the dreaded letter combination of R.I.P appearing next to the name Steve Jobs. You don’t have to be a consumer of Apple products or even like the company to appreciate what Steve Jobs has done over the course of his lifetime. Jobs innovated technology, … Continue reading

The Resurrection of Brandon Roy

Something special happened today. On the eve of Easter, basketball fans everywhere saw a different type of resurrection. The one of Brandon Roy. Down by as much as 23 points, Roy led the Portland Trail Blazers to an inspiring win against the Dallas Mavericks to even the series at 2-2 heading into Monday’s matchup in … Continue reading

Get Your MBA…in 30 Seconds

Okay, you can’t get a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in 30 seconds. But hear me out. I love school. I love the atmosphere; I love the abundance of caffeine-powered, time-stretched students and teachers; and most of all, I love being surrounded by a collective group of people with ambitions and a desire to challenge … Continue reading