Archive for Just for Fun

8 Years an Entrepreneur

Eight years ago yesterday I began my career as an entrepreneur. I spent the day (and the next three weeks) as a juror in a murder trial. Better than being the defendant, I told myself, but when you have bills to pay and no longer have a paycheck, sitting in a courthouse looking at crime […]

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Don’t Let Past Mistakes Define You

It was my youngest son’s Bar Mitzvah this past Saturday, and as is customary at our congregation, he prepared a brief sermon reflecting on what he learned from that day’s Torah reading. He centered his talk on the following question: If you do something wrong, does that define who you are or what you can […]

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April Fools’ Day Greatest Hits from Talking Logistics

Happy Easter and Passover to all who celebrate. It’s also April Fools’ Day. I didn’t get a chance to write an April Fools’ post this year, but check out some of my past posts: Breaking News: Walmart, Facebook, and Uber Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Unrivaled Commerce Experience Netflix Developing Original Series About Logistics Called […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2018: What’s Your Personal Challenge?

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2018? If you’re a supply chain or logistics executive and you’re looking for ways to improve as a leader this year, here are my five recommendations that I first made in 2014 but still apply today: 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives And […]

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A New Motion to Perfect

Every morning the alarm goes off, I hit the snooze button. It’s a motion I’ve perfected over 30 years reaching for the same alarm clock I’ve had since college. It’s been my bedside companion through the 90s and 2000s, through my years in New York and Arizona, when I was single and alone, awake in […]

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Supply Chain Trial by Jury

Author’s note: I have jury duty today. The last time I reported for jury duty, seven years ago this month, I got selected as a juror for a murder trial and spent almost three weeks in court. Those were also the first three weeks of me going off on my own and starting my own […]

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