• My most valued assistant poked her head in my office. As a matter of practice, I always kept my door open and encouraged anyone on the team to stop by and say hi or let me know how things were going for them. “Do you have a minute?” she said. “I need to vomit.” Wondering if I should

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    Docking a boat terrifies me. Ask any member of my family about this and they will launch into any of several stories about my docking SNAFUs (an acronym for Situation Normal, All Fouled Up!). My personal favorite is a tale of a three hour tour, a Florida afternoon storm, a 40-foot houseboat, and the

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    Welcome to the New Year and to my first newsletter for 2016. If you've been a fan, you may have been wondering if I'd gone AWOL (Absent Without Leave). Not to worry. The McNamee family took some well deserved R&R. Like many of you, I value this time away to reflect and recharge. Thinking

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    Charleston, 28 June 1776 By H. Charles McBarron (Source: U.S. Army Center of Military History) Those of us who talk about servant leadership often point to well known figures like Ghandi, Mother Theresa, and Martin Luther King. Each has an inspiring story to be sure. But many participants in my

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