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Category: Elevator Pitch

Stay for the bowling…

March 20, 2019
Elevator Pitch

My fourteen-year-old niece stops by to pick up garment bags (I don’t know why – and I’ve learned not to ask). But when she learns that we’re going bowling, she quickly dismisses her mom and joins my daughter and me on our trip to the local bowling alley. Despite calling ahead we have about a […]


March 12, 2019
Elevator Pitch

“Daddy, don’t you know the way home?” I glance quizzically at my nine-year-old daughter in the rear view mirror. She tries rephrasing the question. “Daddy, don’t you drive me home from here every Wednesday afternoon?” Why yes, of course I do. But I don’t see what that has to do with… She points to my […]

Family Mountain

February 18, 2019
Elevator Pitch

Their marketing was so good that I avoided their mountain for over two decades. As a young single guy who skied double black diamonds I had no interest in going anywhere near a “family” mountain. But two months ago, when my wife suggested we book a ski weekend for us and our two young daughters, […]

Extra Credit

December 19, 2018
Elevator Pitch

This morning my Apple Watch credits me 6 minutes of exercise for my 30 minute workout. What? I mean, ok. Maybe I wasn’t going 100% every single minute. But only 6 minutes out of 30?!?!?! It’s clear that my watch and I have very different definitions of “exercise.” And it gets me thinking about your […]

Consistent Pitching

December 4, 2018
Elevator Pitch

Tonight’s easy. It’s Taco Tuesday. But it didn’t used to be… I used to start planning dinner at 5:23 pm. Dinner was always on the table by 6, and then the arguments started: “We had hot dogs yesterday” “I don’t eat pizza anymore” “I asked for grilled cheese. WHERE’S MY GRILLED CHEESE?????” Making a weekly […]