Some people are able to achieve great success in their life. They set big goals, work hard and become great at something. But for many high performers their ambition blinds them from the most important things in life. And they forget to enjoy themselves. In a world where so much
We have a tendency to allow ourselves to get pulled in different directions. To get involved in too many activities and causes. But we’re more effective when we focus. Especially when we focus on our strengths, and use whatever unique leverage or resources we have available to us. It’s easy to
“You are neither right nor wrong because people agree or disagree with you.” ~ Benjamin Graham You may be smart, but other people are smart in a different way than you. They have a different tool box than you. You have gaps in your knowledge that they don’t have, and vice-versa.
It was 1995 and the universe was deep in battle… A fearsome empire was striving for world domination and crushing their competitors with an iron fist. Their strategy? Embrace, extend, extinguish. Meanwhile, an impertinent upstart was lurking in the wings — one that would eventually bid to overcome the empire. The upstart’s motto? Don’t be evil.
Chances are you were raised or have been exposed to a culture that believes a portion of humanity will spend eternity in a place of torment (some version of ever-lasting hell). I grew up with that fear. Though it’s possible that there is some sort of painful after-death period or experience,
We live in a time when it’s easier than ever to have a job that you love and make a decent living from it. Maybe you won’t get rich, but you’ll have enough. If you can pay the bills and have a little money left over, while doing something you love,
It was a meeting of the minds — three of the world’s most unconventional thinkers in a delightfully conventional setting. The glow of candlelight. The aroma of fresh oregano. And the sound of vigorous debate, mixed with occasional bursts of laughter, filled the room. It was a dinner party with an unlikely combination of
Issue 93 — Beyond the Embargo: Sneaking into Cuba 10 Years Before Obama Did — Hey, The writing course will open up soon. Yes, it’s not for everyone, as it should. It’s only to those who want to embark in their self-discovery journey as writers. I believe skill one requires for good writing.
What we don’t yet have we might yet gain, and what we already have we might yet lose. Work toward your goals and your dreams, but remember that one day you’ll be dreaming of something you have now. Maybe your youth, or your health, or a lost loved one. We will
If you’re arguing with yourself in your mind, stop. It’s not getting you anywhere. All it will do is take you around in circles. It will also invoke emotions that will cloud your judgement. And all the chatter is drowning out the voice of wisdom which whispers within you. It