Last month, I agreed to an interview with a marketing company who was looking for experienced insight on a project they’re working on, related to the fitness industry. I was happy to help and it was a great conversation. That was that, but a few weeks later, I got an email from them asking if … Continue reading The Next Time You Give Someone a Gift, Think About This
Catalysts, deliberate or unintentional, real or perceived can affect our actions, alter our plans, and divert our approach. It’s like when I bought my first house. It took a lot of sacrifice and hard work to make that happen and it was a fixer-upper. $80k. Yep. One day, I was installing a screen door … Continue reading What Would Ol’ Jack Burton Do In a Situation Like This?
When I was a kid, I liked my sneaker laces tied tight. Then I would double knot them, so that they wouldn’t come untied. Sometimes, I couldn’t untie them, so I would wrestle my sneakers off and throw them in a corner. But, the next morning, the old and worn laces were a big, messy, … Continue reading It’s Knot That Bad
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.
I handed the crumpled piece of notebook paper to my first-grade teacher. It wasn’t homework or an assignment. It was just something I wrote, while sitting in the rumble seat of my parent’s Buick station wagon. “Oh my God; this is a poem”, she said. Something about the lightness of day and the darkness of … Continue reading Hey. Hey! The Universe is Talking to You.