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Vote for me and I’ll set you free

Believe it or not the next political campaign is upon us. Seems like the last one just ended and the next one is beginning, and along with the political campaign comes all the promises: vote for me and I'll give you free healthcare, free college, free day care, and even a living wage. I'll fix [...]

2019-04-29T16:56:27-07:00April 29th, 2019|Author News|0 Comments

Primed for a Fight

“You have prostate cancer.” The punch in the stomach. “What? What did you say?” The doctor asked if I had any questions and those were the only two I could come up with at that moment. For years at my annual physical, I’ve been screened for prostate specific antigen, the test that tells the doctor [...]

2018-10-04T10:34:48-07:00October 4th, 2018|Author News|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer: Decision Time

The last doctor I was scheduled to see was a urologic oncologist at the University of Washington Department of Urology. If I were going to have surgery for my prostate cancer this was the guy who would do it. I’d heard he was one of the best in the world and my assumption, because he [...]

2018-09-09T12:10:38-07:00September 9th, 2018|Author News|0 Comments

Treating Prostate Cancer: The Choices

Hopefully, you had the chance to read my first and second articles about how I handle the news of hearing I have prostate cancer. If you haven’t here is a link to them on my website. This is the third article in a series of articles I am writing about how I deal with this challenge. When [...]

2018-08-07T13:52:08-07:00August 7th, 2018|Author News|0 Comments

You Have Prostate Cancer. Now What?

I’m still not over the shock of hearing I have prostate cancer. My urologist told me I had three options: watchful waiting or active surveillance, radiation, or surgery. I realized I had to educate myself. The surgery is something they call a radical prostatectomy. The watchful waiting was my preferred option, but the urologist reminded me [...]

2018-07-08T11:11:15-07:00July 8th, 2018|Author News|0 Comments

Building Great Teams

It’s a fact that it takes a great product to help make a company successful, and it’s also true that products don’t get built without talented managers leading strong teams. If your goal is to become a successful manager or supervisor, you have to start by building a great team. 1. Assessing Your Needs Before [...]

2018-03-27T13:23:56-07:00March 27th, 2018|Author News|0 Comments

Are You a Victim?

If you listen to politicians from both major political parties these days, we’re all victims. They say that the system is rigged and the deck is stacked against us. They tell us that we don’t stand a chance of getting ahead in life or being truly successful unless (of course) we vote for them. Do [...]

2017-12-19T13:11:00-07:00December 19th, 2017|Author News|0 Comments

How A College Dropout From The Fast Food Industry Rose To Management At A Leading Tech Company

Get Back Up: From The Streets To The Microsoft Suites, is the career autobiography of George Santino, co-written by MJ Beaufrand, and spanning Santino’s decades-long career journey from his difficult childhood through making partner at Microsoft. Santino documents his ups and downs in careful detail, including how he talked his way into his first tech [...]

2017-10-02T14:26:29-07:00October 2nd, 2017|Author News|0 Comments