Let’s Celebrate Maddie’s Life and Not Focus on her Death

This week is one of the hardest weeks that I face all year.  The week of April 11th and Father’s Day are the other tough weeks that I struggle to get through. This June 28th would’ve been Maddie’s 21st birthday and the seventh year that we haven’t been able to spend it with her. The good thing is I get … Read More

Are You a Sensitive Male Leader?

Dave Loney

Sensitivity sometimes gets a bad rap amongst men.  But did you know it’s actually a hidden strength that resides within many top leaders? The key is in understanding the potential value of the sensitive male leader. At one time in my journey, I experienced my own sensitivity as a challenge. I felt I had to put on a shell and … Read More

How Can It Be So Dark Even on the Sunniest of Days?

how can it be so dark

Originally Published October 2013 A Personal Narrative of Life with Depression People may criticize me for posting something that is so deeply personal in a very public forum. This is not intended to be a soapbox account of me airing my dirty laundry, nor is it a cry for help as I’m teetering on the edge of a cliff. This … Read More

How I Found My Personal and Business Life Tracking on a Collision Course

I’ve often been told that one should limit the amount of personal information that gets shared in a business relationship and conversely, keep your business separate from your personal affairs. Those lines between personal and business get blurred on occasion and vice versa. For the most part, I’ve tried to keep the two distinct and separate. I‘ve shared limited amounts … Read More