A morning in Waterbury, CT waiting for the train

“It just breaks my heart to see it,” I say to the Courtyard by Marriott driver as we move slowly through Waterbury from hotel to train. It’s 8.30 in the morning.

Letter to my dying aunt

Today when I visited you in the hospital, it took all my courage to say, You need to ask God to help you. But I didn’t go far enough. What I wanted to say is written in this letter.

7 Lessons Learned from a Heart Attack Scare

Tuesday I found myself in the cardiac care unit of NYU Langone Medical Center. On the way to the emergency room I wondered for a few minutes if I were on my way to meet my old friend John Harrell on the other side.

John David Harrell III, Aug 26, 1957 – June 30, 2008

On Monday night, June 30, 2008, a bright light departed. John was my buddy. He was one of my closest friends, and probably among the best friends of many people who knew him.

How to Say Goodbye When a Workmate Leaves

Transitioning relationships from work into other parts of our lives requires a little work – but can happen. It won’t happen automatically. Saying Goodbye to Colleagues: The Great Cube Cleanout continues to touch a chord with people as evidenced by comments and email messages.

Saying Goodbye to Colleagues - The Great Cube Cleanout

When someone resigns, there are inevitable questions. We want to know why. We want to know how it will impact us. Some questions we ask. Today’s my last day on-site with a valued client.