Always Monitor Relevance

I went through a lot of old digital files recently in my Google Drive as part of a pruning day. I had everything from client projects from years ago to books I was working on to consulting and coaching tools for strategy. The vast majority of information was irrelevant to what I am doing today.Continue reading “Always Monitor Relevance”

The Discipline and Joy of Blogging from Seth Godin

It is truly refreshing to listen to candor in a world full of hype and noise. The connected world today feels like high school. We are inundated by popularity and hype continually because of the internet. And we have the sage advice of someone who has been persistent, humble and substantive on why it isContinue reading “The Discipline and Joy of Blogging from Seth Godin”

Pursuing Work That Has No End

I heard a fantastic interview of an entrepreneur that adopted this motto in his ventures by Avot de Rabbi Natan, “Do not be afraid of work that has no end” I like closure and results. The kind of thinking that creates big movements, such as ensuring every human being has clean water, is daunting, toContinue reading “Pursuing Work That Has No End”

Be Careful How You Grow in 2018

New Years always feels so fresh with anticipation. We close the books for the previous year and reconnected with friends and family over the holidays. Then there is this new outlook of opportunities. Exciting. I am thinking about a lot of different fronts for growth, as are many people I know. Growing revenue. Growing teams.Continue reading “Be Careful How You Grow in 2018”

A Year’s Worth of Living

I got to see an unbelievable human being last night with my family, Alex Honnold. If you have not gotten to see some of his work climbing daunting mountain faces, including being the only person to free solo climb Yosemite’s El Capitan simply with his shoes and a chalk bag, be sure to catch hisContinue reading “A Year’s Worth of Living”

A Game Worth Playing

“What man needs is not a tensionless state, but rather the striving and struggling of some goal worthy of him.” ~ Victor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning “Consider that if man were to succeed in ridding the world of all disease, poverty, pestilence, famine, and war, what, then would be the purpose of his existence?” ~Continue reading “A Game Worth Playing”

It’s No Big Deal

You may feel this way about things that are easy for you—it’s no big deal; anyone could do it. Be careful of the wrong thinking. The things that you find are “not a big deal” are things you earned because of: 1. Hard Work: You spent the hours probing, exploring and figuring out how somethingContinue reading “It’s No Big Deal”