The Road To Crockett Park Is Paved With Change

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Last week, while in Nashville for meetings, I went for a run on one of my old running trails. This one is special. It starts at the soccer fields at the Brentwood YMCA and goes all the way back to Crockett Park. You see, when I first started running here it was 2005. I was going through one of the most difficult parts of my life and I needed to find a way to rebuild my life and rediscover who I was and who I really needed to be. Little did I know that this same little route would be the place that helped me start that journey. I ran this route every tuesday and thursday morning for almost two years with the same group of people. At the time, I had only competed in one half marathon … [Read more...]

Re-Connecting People To Life

I’d say it’s been a little while since I’ve written on this little blog. I can’t say that I’ve worried about it, but I would say I’ve missed it. A lot. What I’ve missed most about it is how simple blogging can be. Think about something you want to say and just write about it. Right? Oh no. I mean. It used to be that way for me but then people actually paid attention to what I was writing and they did that thing called COMMENTING!!! They responded and I suddenly felt to pressure to actually use punctuation and grammar sort of and use spell check. Oh the pressure. SO I wrote and I wrote and I wrote some more. I wrote so much that I became somewhat known for being a blogger! … [Read more...]

It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know

Friendship

I’ve come to know this phrase as a daily part of my life. I used to hear it all the time in my twenties and one day I decided to actually pay attention to what it really means. So wait a second, I went to college, got a degree and you are trying to tell me it’s not what I know, it’s who I know? Whatever. Well it’s true. Don’t get me wrong, I think getting a degree is a necessary experience and comes in handy when you least expect it. But what knowledge you have in the business world most times only takes you so far. It’s the relationships you develop along the way that help get to where you need to go with that well earned knowledge. Working in the music industry for the past … [Read more...]