February 2007

Jim Stillson is the diving coach at SMU, which is well known for their aquatic program, and has an unusual character in their choice of coaches. One day I finished playing tennis on campus, and noticed a diving meet in progress. Catching only the last hour I was very impressed with the finalist. At the […]

Learning to Read People

Dyslexia is something one copes with, but never really overcomes directly. That is not to say we give up, we just deploy a different skill set, recruiting the skill needed. We get by with a little help from our friends. There is no shame in asking for help, which is why people, are parts of […]

One night my friend Laurie, a local actress and the kindness of a very special spirit evident from a distance, gave me this “dumb as a rock” statement. She went on and on about how exceptional I was. But like any good Texan I took to her bragging. While I was wallowing and basking in […]

 Richard Carey and Michelle Dalton When I met Richard 9 years ago I was managing a salon for 14 years.  I didn’t know what I wanted in terms of my career, but was hungry for an opportunity which was totally different and challenging.  Richard has always had the intuition and vision to see people for their potential worth. […]