The latest from Andy Janning

- by Andy Janning, Man On Fire, Inc.

You shouldn’t be a CUDE

The feeling started with the flags. They’re hanging all around the training room, shimmering rectangles of silk, some bold, some restrained, all of them mute sentinels covering every square ...

- by Andy Janning, Man On Fire, Inc.

I suck at speaking

That’s what I tell myself in moments leading up to any situation where I have to, ironically, take a stage and speak to a group of people. I remind ...

- by Andy Janning, Man On Fire, Inc.

Thanks, Papersaurus Rex

My most eye-opening job was the first one I ever had, and it started 28 years ago in a bank basement. Mom had been working at Union Federal Savings Bank ...

- by Andy Janning, Man On Fire, Inc.

You really wanna be David?

We all root for David, you know. The little guy, armed with only a sling and a stone, standing up to the big, bad bully named Goliath. David’s ...

- by Andy Janning, Man On Fire, Inc.

Dear Mr. Filene

Dear Mr. Filene: You would’ve been proud of them, sir. 46 fresh faces from nearly every corner of the country, brought together by their love of the credit ...

- by Andy Janning, Man On Fire, Inc.

For my dad

26 years ago this month, my dad went from alcoholic to recovering alcoholic. And has stayed that way ever since. For 9,490 days, he’s made the simple ...

- by Andy Janning, Man On Fire, Inc.

Pride, blood, and guns

Pride goes before a fall. You know that, right? Ducky. But did you re-learn it by getting punched in the face with a gun? No? Then you’re in ...