[Important Note: In all that I write, I do my best to never use “you” or say “you”, because, I don’t want to come across as if I’m talking to “you”. Unless, you actually means you and that’s on you, of course. In this post, I tried not to use “you”, but the message loses … Continue reading You’re Not Special
Back in the 1800’s, a photograph required hiring a professional with cumbersome equipment. But, George Eastman just wanted to take pictures. That’s him in the photo. So in 1888, he invented flexible roll film and a camera that came preloaded with that film. He named his company, Kodak. Why Kodak? Apparently George liked the letter … Continue reading Don’t Lose Your Way: A True and Tragic Story
As the story goes, a wealthy man walks into a bar in Manhattan that’s known for its world-class cocktails, and he asks the bartender for the world’s best martini. The bartender tells him that he can do that, but it will take a lot of time and money. The man lets him know that money … Continue reading The Perfect Cocktail
Bill Burr has a bit in one of his stand-up performances where he talks about his temper and his wife lectures him, saying “I don’t understand where this is coming from. You go from zero to a hundred in like two seconds.” And he responds, “First of all, I idle at seventy-five, so it’s not … Continue reading Harmony from Zero to a Hundred
Albert Einstein once said, “Nothing happens until something moves.” The romantic notion of doing something is quite a nice experience. It’s comfortable, as we imagine sharing fish stew with our Sherpa at basecamp. It’s seductive, as we daydream from our home, our office, and our car. In the movie, The Secret Life of Walter … Continue reading Life isn’t Something to Get Through. It’s to Live.