Blake's Blog

A Serene 2014 to You & Yours


Good grief, has it really been five months?

Life is flying by.... That, and...

On this First Day of School, Fulghum's Reminders


2013 marks the 25th anniversary of Baylor grad Robert Fulghum’s beloved “...

An Elegy for Good Men


“Those who defend mediocrity get to keep it.” —Author Unknown

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Lebowski, Lee, and Life


This is totally random, but I recently saw a fun, quirky little TV interview with...

Teddy Roosevelt's "Man in the Arena" (with audio!)


Quite simply, why I love Teddy Roosevelt's "Man in the Arena"...

Radiolab—Radiolab—Radiolab!


Oh my gosh, Radiolab, how did I not know you existed?

You are literally 10...

When is Workaholism...Bad?


Intriguingly, I’ve had four separate yet equally intense interactions recently with clients who...

...and We're Back!


Check-check, test-test...is this thing on?

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After 180 days offline, Blake's Blog is...

The Bigger Miss


Sorry; I've just tweeted about Hank Haney's The Big Miss, but...

What Wondrous Things One Can Learn from Toothpaste Manufacturing


A tale about toothpaste manufacturing—from which we all can learn a thing or...

Need More Hospitality?


What a clean, simple little interview by Charlie Rose this past week with Danny Meyer...

The Value of Strategic Perspective: From Frank to Picasso


"Why, when I point to the moon, do you stare at my finger?"

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