The Cost of Failure

Considering the “cost of failure” is quick, easy, and now one of my most important evaluation tools.

Where I Find Positive News

There’s plenty of good news if you know where to look. I’ll share my list of places I look.

We All Fear What We Don’t Understand

What we don’t understand, we fear. What we fear, we judge as evil. What we judge as evil, we attempt to control. And what we cannot control…we attack.

Habit Fad

Habit creation for self improvement feels like a current fad, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t nuggets of value to be had.

The Shallows

The Shallows warrants some (ironically) deep thought into how we are each interacting with information each day, how our audience is doing so, and the broader ramifications on society as a whole.

We Can Each Make A Difference

We’re being flooded with negativity. Every day, it seems, there’s something newly horrific, upsetting, depressing, embarrassing, or just wrong that comes across our news feeds or in our personal communications. I think that’s having a deeper impact on our collective well being that most people realize.

What Is It About 4 AM?

If I wake up at 4AM for any length of time, I can pretty much predict where my mind will go.

Getting Away

Getting away means different things to different people. Regardless of what it means to you, you probably want to do it more.

Drama Magnets

Bad things happen to some people disproportionately. Why?

In Your Own Voice

What you say is important. How you say it in your own voice is what set you apart.

It’s a Conspiracy!

I’m regularly disheartened by the number of people who fail to protect themselves because they believe that there’s a conspiracy….

Accepting What You’re Told

It’s frustrating to see people fall into the same traps over and over, especially when all they need do is ask a question or see what’s around them.

Why I Like Email

I love email. To me, it’s the most effective form of communication.

One Size Fits No One

Even in this ever-personalized world we look for one-size-fits-all.

Every Day is Boxing Day

There are no liberals. There are no conservatives. There are only people.


“…we would run, and maybe die trying to escape, or we could stay and almost certainly die…”

Going Meta

Daily exercise is important. In my case, it’s about exercising and growing my skills.

Splitting the Bill

At the end of a enjoyable meal with friends or colleagues comes the moment of truth: how to split the bill.

Surprise! It Worked!

Why do we get excited when something works as intended?

Understanding – Who’s Job Is It?

If “they” don’t understand you, then who’s problem is it … really?