You Only Live Twice

“You only live twice:  Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face”

-- Ian Fleming

This was Ian Fleming's last James Bond book, written after he found out he was terminally ill.  In 2020 I almost died.  In the midst of my fear and depression two things were on my mind. I have lived such a full life, but I have shared so little of it.  And I have so much more to do before I leave.

In my first life I have been privileged to work with some of the world's leading companies like GE, DuPont, Nikon, Cisco, Microsoft and Salesforce.  I have taught at leading universities like Penn State and Arizona State.  My consulting work has taken me to Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.  And I have skied Pallivicini top to bottom without stopping. 

But my passion has always been teaching.  Now, in my second life, I have decided to share my experience and expertise in this online environment with a YouTube channel and these online courses.  To be honest, this is the most satisfying work I have ever done.  And I still ski Pallivicini, but I need to stop for a couple of hits of oxygen on the way down.

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