3 Seconds to Victory

“One Mississippi. Two Mississippi.” If you’re a kid who grew up in the South, you probably know what comes next. These were the rules for backyard football in my neighborhood: ► Two-hand touch, ► First team to 100 wins (unless the streetlights came on or somebody’s...

How to Add Captions to Facebook Videos

Want to know how to add captions to your Facebook video without losing sleep, hair or your cool, in general? Studies show 85% of videos on Facebook are watched with the sound off.  That means captions are vitally important if you want people to watch your small...

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Poor timing between bank notes due and Facebook's algorithm cutting organic reach by 75% has crippled revenue for Little Things, forcing the digital marketing site to shut down. In the wake of Facebook's huge black eye over offshore advertisers swaying American voters...

Billion-Dollar Advice

“It’s better to hang out with people better than you,” says Warren Buffett.  “Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours, and you’ll drift in that direction.” I had the pleasure of eavesdropping on Warren Buffett talk with three generations of the Haslam...

When Dream Jobs Become Nightmares

"I'm going to cry," was all she could manage to say for about 10 seconds while she fanned her face with both hands. My friend was at a crossroads of hanging onto a soul-sucking job and leaping into an entrepreneurial adventure.  Her greatest fear was that the new...

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SportsCenter Top 10

ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 It's always fun directing NCAA basketball, especially when I can work with a great production company like PackMan HD Productions. One play from our January 17 game between #3 ranked Lincoln Memorial University @LMURailsplitter and...

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VLOG: Tell Your Story

A Powerfully Spoken Story     Tell your story. A powerfully spoken story can produce big results.  It can inspire, persuade, motivate and even launch Presidential campaign rumors.  Oprah's acceptance speech at the Golden Globes is a powerfully spoken story.  She...

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VLOG: Of Used Cars and Intentions

My intentions were to test drive a car I'd found on Craigslist.  His intentions were to stay warm.  The valuable lesson both of us learned on what happens when someone takes action on their intentions.  Spoiler alert:  we both win. https://youtu.be/ZpOYjL17fYU January...

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VLOG: Winter Solstice, 2017

Happy Holidays What a gift innocence is!  We all start with it.  And while we have it, the world is our oyster.  My granddaughter shared a tiny piece of dynamite last week that reflects her moxie.  She has it on authority from Heaven that she gets to share a birthday...

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