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drama to love

In a book. On a stage or screen. Everywhere else ... it’s friction. Drag. Inflammation. Muck. Expense. Imagine your week with less drama and fewer excuses and complaints. Imagine the calm and p…
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3 to-dos

Give more. Enjoy more. Help others do the same. I can't think of a more beautiful way to approach the week (or life). Give more attention, effort, and care to others (better work, more con…
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hire, grow, let go

I’m lucky. I have 3 different routes into work that each take about 20 minutes to travel. It makes the morning drive a little more interesting. Each route has a Starbucks I occasionally like t…
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it's a feed

“I’ve been working, so there’s not a lot of stuff up there.” At the conclusion of a podcast back in 2015, Tim Ferriss asked Jon Favreau (prolific actor, director, producer, screenwriter) where peopl…
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distraction diet

I suddenly realized I'd been nurturing distraction over focus. Embarrassing given my work and age. So I decided to get back to my distraction diet and reboot my commitment to a better (focused) us…
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don't have to

My flight out of Philadelphia was delayed ... scheduled departure time was 8:30 pm. About 8:40, we start hearing the lifeless “We do apologize for the delay” fillers from the person handling…
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a mighty one

“This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nat…
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shiddy work

I asked my sons to caption this picture from our bathroom. (Tough sometimes to have a dad who does what I do.) “Lazy,” said one. “Selfish,” said the other. Not bad, I thought. Then I sugge…
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awareness is a beach

I went out to the beach early to set things up ... 18 chairs, a portable canopy, two umbrellas, blankets, towels, waters, and bocce. It’s a two or three-trip job.We were a big group of grandpa…
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