Hiring Veterans

Humans crave connection. Humans value a sense of belonging to a group. Veterans are a group of people who “get” belonging in a way that is much deeper than the average person. Whenever a veteran walks into our office or any community organization, they are intentionally seeking out belonging and … Read More

Transition: Buying and Selling Real Estate

When we decide to buy or sell real estate, we can go through a wide range of emotions. If the decision to buy or sell is new, positive, and exciting, the decision might be made easier than a decision that is difficult, negative or a major transition. When buying and … Read More

Collaborating Care with Veteran Organizations

There are many local veteran organizations in each state. There are large ones, and there are others that are smaller, but create just as much value for our veterans. As Bren Briggs, a veteran and founder of The Eden Project says: “No one knows veterans like other veterans. This is … Read More

Did You Spend Valentine’s Day Alone? Singleness and Self-Love

Valentine’s Day came and went without a card in your mailbox, flowers not delivered to work, nor a date to that amazing new restaurant you have been wanting to try. Don’t worry, you were not the only one who spent Valentine’s Day alone. In fact, millions of other people spent … Read More

Valentine’s Day: A couples approach to navigating sex.

Valentine’s Day is upon us, once again. As we approach a day that is supposed to be about love, affirmation, and connection, couples can overthink the idea of Valentine’s Day. We can get caught up in the idea of a romantic dinner that is going to cost a few hundred … Read More

Teaching Children to Play with Context and Purpose

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Bob Clagett focuses on creating context and purpose for your children as they play in his TEDx Talk in the Creative Coast 2013. Bob Clagett is a maker. He likes to make stuff—so much so, that his website is www.iliketomakestuff.com. Clagett use the label “stuff” because his interests cover a wide range: music, MDF, personal records in marathons, restoring vintage Vespas, user interface, computers, and children. He is a maker from the moment he wakes up to the moment he closes his eyes.

Thanksgiving as a Single Person

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Imagine a large dining room table full of food, family, and maybe an animal or two trying to locate the best time to attack the turkey that is sitting way too close to the edge. One would think that this scenario is what most people will experience this Thanksgiving. However, what about the single people?

College Tips: Guys to Guys – Part 2

This is a continuing series. Check out our first post! Going off to college forces a lot of change. No longer are you under your parent’s roof, rules, or values. Responsibility of going to class, work, and sleeping all fall upon YOU. Here are some practical tips for the newly … Read More

College Tips: Guys to Guys – Part 1

Going off to college forces a lot of change. No longer are you under your parent’s roof, rules, or values. Responsibility of going to class, work, and sleeping all fall upon YOU. Here are some practical tips for the newly responsible men. Remember to bathe… daily. Hygiene goes a long … Read More

Are CEOs just like Addicts?

I read an interesting article the other day about Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) and addicts.  In the article, “neuroscientist David J. Linden from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine argues successful CEOs have more in common with addicts than most people think. In the process, he shines some light on … Read More