Monthly Archives: February 2008

Does Your Life Have a Vision or are You Blowing in the Wind?

A friend of mine who owns his own painting business highly recommended the book, The E-Myth, so I had to check it out. I’m not quite through it yet, but already it’s changed the way I think about business and … Continue reading

Feeling Energized at Work

Feel Energized at Work and Avoid a Bad Back with Mini Work Outs at Your Desk

Sitting in front of a computer for hours on end with minimal movement is not what nature had in mind when she designed our bodies. Limited movement day in day out effects our posture, energy levels, body, eyes and muscle tone. Continue reading

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Why Intelligent People Tend to Be Unhappy

My post from a couple weeks back on the beauty of sadness opened up a great discussion about the difference between sadness and depression and the merits of accepting sadness vs. treating it with prescription drugs. Continue reading


A Guide to Having More Meaningful Conversations

You can really feel the difference a genuine conversation makes. I’ve left some talks feeling invigorated with new ideas. Others I have left feeling that I’ve just lost twenty minutes of my life that I will never get back. So … Continue reading


The #1 Way To Shake Up Your Life

If you are in a rut, I can think of no better way to shake up your life then to pack your bags, jump on a plane, and start exploring the world. And I’m not talking about a one-week vacation … Continue reading

Bill Strickland: Inspiring Americans to Dream (& Competition)

Bill Strickland is an amazing man. However, instead of me telling you why, I would like to invite you to watch the above video from TED in which Bill shares his astonishing tale of redemption through arts, music and unlikely partnerships (with subtle accompaniment by longtime friend Herbie Hancock). Continue reading