Leadership

  • Unscripted with Stacie Raterman

    The latest addition to the Unscripted Podcast is a true honor. Stacie Raterman is the Director of Communications for Hilliard Schools.

  • Unscripted with Curt Harding

    One on One with Curt Harding. He is a writer, speaker, story teller, author, reporter, producer, publicist, DJ, 80's music fan, Huey Lewis fan, husband and #Girldad to twins.

  • Discussing Race, Sports and America

    We discussed some important topics and still found a way to smile.

  • Where We Are

    How do you explain where we are right now? I am not sure many adults can understand it, let alone children. So, here was my answer.....

  • Dad Goggles vs Coach Goggles

    Honored to share a guest post from my friend and Denison Baseball Head Coach Mike Deegan. I’mm thankful for his leadership, guidance, character and conviction. Iron sharpens iron and Coach Deegan […]

  • 10 Things I’ve Learned by Brynn Conrad

    Since I am an equal opportunity father and Princess 1.0 got a guest post yesterday, it is Princess 2.0 turn today. The day before her 15th birthday she put this […]

  • When We Come Out Of This

    How we doing? For so many with high anxiety, depression and general fears, this is so hard. There’s no end date. We don’t know the outcome. We’re facing something we’ve […]

  • This Time

    I’m not sure about anyone else that reads this, but so often lately I have found myself out of bandwidth. There’s only so much time in a day. With “the […]

  • Responsible vs Accountable

    A few years ago I was invited to a select training for future leaders of the organization I was a part of. We spent an entire week at our Corporate […]

  • You’re Ready. I’m Not

    I can’t lie, this has been one of the harder posts for me to write. 18 years. It went by way too fast. Wasn’t I just watching Barney more times […]

  • Full Circle

    I was never and will never be the smartest guy in the room. I got a 13 on my ACT. Truth be told, I didn’t know or care the importance […]

  • Wide Open Spaces

    I had the benefit of being the second child. Parents, you know what I mean. My sister was the first and therefore, had the added protection that every parent places […]

  • I Won’t Forget

    This image. Of all the images of 9/11 that are out there (professional and our own), this is the one I’ll never forget. I was a new dad. He was […]

  • “I Was Fixable”

    My Mom passed away in March of 2010 leaving an incredible legacy. My parents relocated to Houston a few years before that so we felt like it was appropriate to […]

  • Someone Else’s Belief

    “At some point in our lives we were the product of someone else’s belief.” -Inky Johnson I love me some Inky Johnson. If you aren’t familiar with him or his […]

  • Ponytails, Scrunchies and Lessons in Leadership

    I’ve had the fortune of building more than a few teams in a variety of areas. From inside a Fortune 500 company to a 5th grade girls travel basketball team. […]

  • Her Name Was Dorothy

    I read this story from Jim Tressel a few years ago and it has stuck with me ever since. I’m terrible with names. To be honest I will forget it […]

  • The Easy Silence

    I’m going to fall on the sword here. Guys, this is something we need to be aware of. I’ll be honest and say that I am NOT good at recognizing this. […]

  • Especially When They Don’t

    We’re nearing the finish line. A marathon summer of insanity. I know you’re thinking it. I’ve even thought it. Why in the world do you do that? Why does your […]

  • The Hills We Die On

    There are select set of phrases that have found there way into my lexicon over the years. If you’re around me long enough you’ve probably heard some of them. One […]

  • Your Actions Speak Louder

    I once heard a story told by former Buckeye and NFL legend Chris Spielman. It’s been several years so I’m sure I’ll miss a detail or two but this is […]

  • The Best 30 Minutes You Can Spend

    I found this yesterday when I was in much need of inspiration and drive. This is the best 30 minutes you can spend today. Grab a pen and paper, you’ll […]

  • You’re Gonna Love Seventeen

    The other day I was driving through town and heard a new song by Lee Brice. By the time it was over I almost caused a wreck because I WAS […]

  • The Day My Post Went Viral

    This story has to be told because it is just crazy. For those new to this blog, let me take you back for a very brief history. I started this […]

  • Rules For My Son

    A few favorites from the book Rules for My Unborn Son. 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs […]

  • 6 Things My Kids Need For School

    Here we are again. Where did the summer go? Maybe you’re getting ready to send your first-born off to school. You might be sending your oldest to college. Maybe you […]

  • On Your 16th Birthday

    On October 6, 2000 my entire life changed. I became a dad for the very first time. You’re story was just beginning to be written. We knew we were having […]

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