Jun 092010

We live in a world where we are measured by time spent in roles, in “years of experience.” It’s an antiquated concept, taken from a past world where people performed specific tasks and, naturally, became better at those tasks with practice and as time went by. But this world is changing. More and more people […]

Apr 072010

“No one could make a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” -Edmund Burke We are in the midst of multiple revolutions across our planet. Be aware of what is happening, because right now, in 2010, we are experiencing an incredibly transformative time. What is occurring will have […]

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Mar 072010
My Review of "Born to Run"

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall My rating: 5 of 5 stars Reading this book made me want to go out and run… every single day. Ok, I must admit that I already am somewhat of a runner, but this book changed […]

Dec 022009
Oh Maslow, Why Do You Trouble Me So?

As humans, it seems that we are genetically programmed to always want more. And I suppose there is an excellent reason for the desire to always want more, to always feel that more is necessary in order to be happy and fulfilled. As much as it sucks to lose a job and then have to […]

May 182009

Yesterday was one of those days. You know, the kind that you just enjoy from beginning to end, the kind that make you stop for a moment and just reflect on how wonderful it is to be alive and able to enjoy the world we live in. And it was the kind of day that […]

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Dec 192008

I sincerely hope that I never stop learning.  My father once said to me that his ideal lifestyle would involve being able to go to school throughout his life, continuously learning.  And a friend of mine named Stork years ago explained that he wanted to gather knowledge completely without any ambition to apply that knowledge […]

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Dec 092008

Pleasing everyone.  Really.  Everyone knows it’s not possible.  Every person is unique, and has a distinct perspective on the world and how things should be.  That doesn’t stop people (me, much too often) from trying to please everyone at the same time.  It can be a struggle to remember that sometimes decisions will have to […]

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Nov 242008

Treadmilling.  It’s a concept I absolutely detest.  Introduced several years ago as a video game mechanic, I’ve realized that the ideas behind the concept of treadmilling are increasingly applicable to how many of us live our daily lives. Not only is it an accepted part of western society, it is promoted as the preferred way […]

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Nov 202008

Okay, a confession: this video isn’t for you. It’s for me. See, the near-term goal is to get this business up and running, then move to Australia next year and spend some time scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef. The people in this video look like they are having an amazing time. I want […]

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