In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear. The winners and losers are easily identified. In infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules are changeable, and there is no defined endpoint. There are noContinue reading “THE INFINITE GAME…”


I have several mentors that I reach out to on a regular basis… whether is a You-Tube Video, Podcast, Facebook Post, Email or even a personal phone call. Over the past 2 years, one of my mentors has been Jones Loflin, author of ALWAYS GROWING. He helped inspire our team at the Comfort Inn &Continue reading “WORKING ON THE INSIDE…”


Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. I love reading his “Notes To Inspire” each morning and sharing with friends. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon has devoted his professional life to help advance a vision of the worldContinue reading “WHY ASK WHY?”


With so much change happening around us, this is an amazing time for reinvention and experimentation. So many companies are being forced to adopt the start-up mentality and so even if we’re not in a leadership position, we can be the leaders we wish we had by taking care of the people around us. SimonContinue reading “THE TIME TO REINVENT YOURSELF IS… NOW.”

What is ❤️LOVE?

Love is the greatest gift from God! The Bible tells us that love is patient, kind, and gentle which are more fruits of the Spirit! Love is putting others needs before your own. Love is putting others first! We know how to love because God first loved us! Without God’s great love for us, weContinue reading “What is ❤️LOVE?”

❤️ LOVE, Lynchburg

❤️LOVE, LYNCHBURG Each of us has blinders. We can only see things from our own perspective. But when we come together with a common cause or a shared vision, our view broadens and we can see and recognize things that we never could’ve seen on our own. That’s why the best companies are diverse: theyContinue reading “❤️ LOVE, Lynchburg”


In 2009, Simon Sinek started a movement to help people become more inspired at work, and in turn inspire their colleagues and customers. Since then, millions have been touched by the power of his ideas, including more than 28 million who’ve watched his TED Talk based on Start With Why—the third most popular TED videoContinue reading “START WITH WHY…”


Optimism is about the future. It is not blind positivity nor is it naïve. It is not seeing the glass as half full and ignoring the half of the glass that is empty. It is the ability to see the emptiness of half the glass while choosing to focus the fullness of the other halfContinue reading “AN OPTIMISTIC VIEW OF 2021”

SO LONG CHARLIE… Leaving Lynchburg!

CHARLIE “The Elf on the Shelf” departed from the Tru by Hilton in Lynchburg, Virginia today at 11:59 pm. He spent New Year’s Day saying goodbye to all his friends and family. The EXCITING NEWS is that he plans to return to Lynchburg, Virginia on November 15th to kick-off the “Annual Enchanted Elf Extravaganza”. PleaseContinue reading “SO LONG CHARLIE… Leaving Lynchburg!”