Why you should fire people on the first floor

More than 15 years ago I was handed the keys to my very first radio station as a program director. I had been in radio for a bit, and was the #2 guy in the programming hierarchy for a few years, but this was the first time I got to be the boss. The person responsible for every aspect of the long term and short term planning of the radio station. Every sound that came out of the speakers fell upon my shoulders and it was hard not to be a bit giddy at the possibilities to come! Yes, this is cooler than creating your own playlist with an app on your phone!   Prior to this promotion I had […]


Are you sitting down?

Are you sitting down? I started this blog 8 months ago and then put it down and moved on to other blog topics. It’s been in the back of my brain for a while now and I just couldn’t seem to cobble the words together to make my point. This offering has a lot of pain attached to it and perhaps I just wasn’t in the proper mindset at the time to do it justice or had the right emotions in the tank to get all the words and feelings out all in one sitting. I don’t usually start and stop a chapter, as most of my stuff is “stream of consciousness” style and I start and finish a topic […]