A holiday in hell- and I’m thankful for it.

I dont know how I can best communicate this experience. Although my efforts will fall short, I have to try. So, here it goes. As a kid, like others, every Christmas season felt like it was supposed to be a magical time where every dream would come true. I would watch all the holiday shows,Continue reading “A holiday in hell- and I’m thankful for it.”

Why Ted Lasso is the Ultimate, Modern Day Man

Vulnerability For the last few years, Jason Sudeikis has blessed the watchers of the show, Ted Lasso (on AppleTV), with a new kind of leader. Called on to be the coach of a middling football club in the U.K., he is expected to fail and do so in a way that embarrasses himself and theContinue reading “Why Ted Lasso is the Ultimate, Modern Day Man”

You Make Me Afraid of the WORST Part of Me

Forgiveness and where it comes from. Some things are easy to forgive while others seem near impossible. Every sin or wrong doing against us brings pain, loss of trust, loss of faith in others, and can turn our world upside down. So, its no wonder some events eat at us and we hold onto themContinue reading “You Make Me Afraid of the WORST Part of Me”

WILL NO ONE HIRE THIS MAN? (Plus, tips for surviving prison.)

Wonderful story by Jane Wells- Will No One Hire This Man (Plus, tips for surviving prison). on Wells Street Bulletin regarding the challenges myself and others face in our journey to return to productive citizens after a criminal conviction. If you don’t already follow her bulletin, do so soon… you will love her unique slantContinue reading “WILL NO ONE HIRE THIS MAN? (Plus, tips for surviving prison.)”

I am guilty and so are you. A call to action.

“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are outraged as those who are”. Benjamin Franklin. Throughout most of my life, this statement applied to me. I had a framework of the criminal justice system, jails, and prisons solely from TV, movies, and a brief mention of a charitable visit to a prisonContinue reading “I am guilty and so are you. A call to action.”

Be Careful, Someone May Think You Like Me

Professional outcasts and how we respond. Throughout history there have been groups of people that are outcasts. It occurs for many reasons, but what I am most interested in is the emotional and spiritual response of those who encounter them and their ensuing aversion. Human responses to outcasts are brought on by thoughts and feelingsContinue reading “Be Careful, Someone May Think You Like Me”

“Blurred Lines”- Social Impact and My Start-Up Story

As a start-up founder and entrepreneur, myself, defining the ultimate goal of the company was often difficult. Modern day entrepreneurship and investing has made the term Social Impact en vogue. I latched onto it early on and thought I knew exactly what it meant. A significant amount of present-day companies and investment funds claim toContinue reading ““Blurred Lines”- Social Impact and My Start-Up Story”

7 Myths Regarding Employing White Collar Convicts

Preferrably named the White Collar Justice Impacted Community (WCJIC). Myth: The WCJIC had their chance and blew it, compared to other disadvantaged convicts, they don’t deserve pity and another chance. Reality: Those that I know in the WCJIC are remorseful for destroyong the opportunity they had in an influencial, well paying position. In the endContinue reading “7 Myths Regarding Employing White Collar Convicts”

Walk a mile in our shoes, but not ones that are too small, of poor quality, and designed for the short term”. Mike Neubig

The White-Collar Justice impacted community (WJIC) is made up of diverse professionals in lawyers, CEO’s, bankers, physicians, entrepreneurs, and businesspeople who had worked their way to the top of their professions. Most also have one or multiple graduate level degrees. Somewhere along our path, we made a mistake that cost us years of our livesContinue reading “Walk a mile in our shoes, but not ones that are too small, of poor quality, and designed for the short term”. Mike Neubig”

Central Ohio Tech Founder Pleads Guilty to Five Felonies

This headline is about me, Mike Neubig. My favorite priest once told me, “Everyone has sins and has made mistakes and engaged in negative begaviors leading to shameful life events. I listen to them every day in confession. The only difference is yours have been made public”. Imagine a world where all of our mostContinue reading “Central Ohio Tech Founder Pleads Guilty to Five Felonies”