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Who’s Your CHIEF of Staff?

Back in the best #WestWing days, President Bartlett’s chief of staff, “Leo”, overhears the president advising agricultural secretary how to pick a chief of staff. Do you have a best friend? Is he smarter than you? Do you trust him with your life? That’s your Chief of Staff. When I first heard the episode I […]

With a Little Bit of Bloomin’ (GOOD) Luck

With a Little Bit of Blooming (Good) Luck and an Apology to Lerner and Loewe St. Patrick’s Day is my favorite holiday. Growing up in Chicago made it a memorable experience. The Chicago River turned green in honor of St. Pat who was given a huge parade. In San Francisco, I’d buy green bagels for […]

RANDOM ROANE THOUGHTS

I’ve been musing about these ideas, thoughts, reactions for some time. 1.I get a kick out of all those who post their “magic” keys, secret sauce and best advice on being a leader…who never held that position. 2. It’s very hard to me to feel connected to the person interested in a (BUZZWORD ALERT) “Deep […]

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

The Bard Pinpointed The Problem<