The ceremony should serve as the base camp of a mountain, but far too many people treat it like the peak
“Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive.” — Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama I was dying to work for a Fortune 500 company.
We’re a nation of clutter. We’re a society of packrats. We love our stuff.
Did you or someone close to you just have a baby? Congratulations! Your life will never be the same!
“The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There’s far less competition.” — Dwight Morrow As Ryan Holiday writes in Ego Is the Enemy, John Boyd is “one of the most influential strategists and practitioners in modern warfare,” yet he’s “someoneContinue reading “The Work Is What Matters”
Let’s talk about money. Most of us have some sort of financial concern. Some estimates show that nearly 80% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck and 61% can’t cover a $1,000 emergency. Wages have stagnated, but the cost of everything else has continued to rise meaning that purchasing power hasn’t really moved in four decades. It takes an annual income ofContinue reading “Is Enough Ever Enough?”
Virtually everyone has heard the old adage that “time is money,” but how many really analyze what it means? The truth is that time and money are inversely proportional — the more you have of one, the less you have of the other.
“This too shall pass” — Persian adage Monday morning. The start of another week. After a Friday and Saturday of perfect sunny, 80-degree weather, Mother Nature’s mood darkened. It turned wet and chilly, just a bummer of a day, so we turned it into a lazy Sunday. Things became worse overnight and I was even awakened aContinue reading “When It All Goes Wrong”
“Instant gratification takes too long” — Carrie Fisher, Postcards from the Edge It’s a new year, so of course everyone is making resolutions and plans and promises.
This wasn’t supposed to be the team that did it.