How a canoe ride in Maui prepared me for 13 candles

  We arrived home late lat night after a week of vacationing in Maui. There’s something about being away that brings out the best – and worst – in people. Despite our spending every waking moment together, I was pleasantly surprised that Margaret and I had a lot of fun together this week with relatively … More How a canoe ride in Maui prepared me for 13 candles

Why Amazon buying Whole Foods reminds me of my daughter one day flying the coop

Yesterday was the first day of summer for both of my girls. I’d driven them both up to LA where Margaret is going to stay for the summer after the last day of school. Finally, I had some peace to focus on work projects. I should have been ecstatic. But I wasn’t. Instead, I felt … More Why Amazon buying Whole Foods reminds me of my daughter one day flying the coop

5 things business taught me about parenting my daughter

As my 12-year old daughter, Margaret, rounds the corner to “teen” status, I’ve been exploring ways to remain connected to her – or better put, for her to want to stay connected to me. I don’t need to know everything she’s experiencing. In fact, having been the type of oddball teenager who perpetually divulged far … More 5 things business taught me about parenting my daughter