Peyton Manning and Me, 2011

Ask yourself the Peyton Manning question. I did. And the effort in doing so has been repaid many times over. Here is my Peyton Manning question--what am I Peyton Manning at doing? I'm a word nut. In almost every instance the words I say and write and think are chosen with great care. That's certainly true with my Peyton Manning question. You see, when I think of Manning I think of someone who … [Read more...]

Peyton Manning and Me, Part Two of Two

It's easy to overlook the profoundness of the Peyton Manning Question. You might think it's just a matter of knowing what you're good at doing. Or what you're talented at doing. Or what you're extremely, unbelievably, and incredibly great at doing (with Manning, I think this is a little closer to the target). Here's what I embed in the PMQ. I urge you to consider doing the same. Five things: 1. … [Read more...]

Peyton Manning and Me, Part One of Two

This is a two-part post. It's about finding your calling and building a business around it. If you like this post, look for the second one on Peyton Manning and me. Let's begin with the Peyton Manning question. Back around 2001, I was feeling uneasy about my work, my job. I earned a lot of money, worked with great and good people, and more often than not participated in projects that were unique … [Read more...]