Bad Advice

Listen to “Bad Advice” by Fred Smith   Last week I wrote about the importance and also the difficulty of letting go.  There comes a time when the founder or entrepreneur must [...]

Creative Collisions

Listen to “Creative Collisions” by Fred Smith   One of our daughters spent a semester at The University of Florence in Italy years ago so Carol and I took the opportunity to [...]

The One That Got Away

Listen to “The One That Got Away” by Fred Smith   For years I have been a fan of those able to take concepts from different periods of history, various disciplines, and skills to [...]

Soft on Sin

Listen to “Soft on Sin” by Fred Smith   What the heck was Jonah’s problem with Nineveh? The same problem as the older brother in the parable of the prodigal son. The same problem [...]

Stop The Steal

Listen to “Stop the Steal” by Fred Smith   Rebellions do not happen overnight. After years, there is always a tipping point in either an event or a moment that precipitates them. [...]

More Than Enough

Listen to “More than Enough” by Fred Smith   My wife, Carol, was sleeping in the passenger seat as we drove past the exit sign for Tyler, Texas. It was 1977 and we were on our [...]

The Edge of the Inside

Listen to the Introduction of “The Edge of the Inside” by Fred Smith   Good day, friends. I am writing to let you know my new book is out and is available on Amazon. In a way, it [...]

The Good Commission

Listen to “The Good Commission” by Fred Smith   Some blogs are diaries – personal and revealing by making you feel you have been invited into the interior of the author’s life. [...]

Talking To Elephants

Listen to “Talking to Elephants” by Fred Smith   As a young man stationed in Italy in the Navy I invited my family to come and join me for a tour of the country. One day in Rome [...]