21 Elevator Values

Better to be patient than a warrior, and better to have self-control than to capture a city.

Parenting With the End in Mind

Parenting is leadership.  As such, parenting is a forward-looking enterprise.  Like every forward-looking enterprise there are day-to-day elements  governed by long-term objectives.  Most parents fail in seeing themselves as leaders who plan according to future goals, or their goals are reactive and fear driven. When you are driven by fear you make statements about the […]

Should we tell the kids?

To tell or not to tell, this is a common problem many parents with shady personal  histories face.  Should we tell the kids about our past drug usage?  How about a relational indiscretion?  What part of our past must we reveal to our children? This is not as difficult as it may seem at first […]