I began playing organized basketball at the age of six. By the age of ten, I was playing year-round for various travel teams in various leagues, almost always in the age bracket above mine. There was never an offseason. Camps, practices, summer leagues, fall leagues, spring leagues, open gyms – I did it all. When […]Read More Don’t Break the Chain: The Value of Persistence
“My old man worked hard. All they did was give him more work.” — Larry Wilson, Weekend at Bernie’s There are people that take pride in being the last one at work, their car always in the parking lot, their light the only one on in an otherwise pitch-black office. Their career is their life. They’re […]Read More Workaholism Is Overrated
“My alma mater was books, a good library…” — Malcolm XRead More The One Key to Success
It’s been an interesting year for all of us, but for me, this was even more true.Read More My Very Best Writing from 2017
2016 was my first full year with my own site. Not coincidentally it is also the first year since 2012 in which I did not publish a book.Read More My Very Best Writing from 2016
Of all the white male things that I never really got into – Nirvana, soccer, Vineyard Vines, poker, casual racism, blatant sexism – the one that I thought I’d like is golf.Read More Week in Review (April 1, 2016)
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer I’ve been thinking about success a lot recently.Read More What is Success?