A farmer and his son lived on a farm in the countryside. They owned a beautiful horse they cherished deeply. The farmer entered the horse into a village contest and won...
Here is today’s BIG IDEA—The research is very clear that gratitude changes your brain chemistry and wiring, your leadership results, your physical health, and the health of...
The Big Idea: According to research, the human brain tries to solve most of life’s problems through adding solutions, instead of removing things that might easily fix the...
A year ago I had to say goodbye to a close friend—my beloved German Shepherd of 10 years—Sequoia. I am updating my original post in her memory. Sequoia was fiercely loyal,...
*Photo by Andy Beales Unsplash.com For most of my life, I’ve been in a hurry. While I was in full-time graduate school, I also worked 32 hours a week. I was so fried by the...
“I fear the day that technology will surpass human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” -Albert Einstien If the photo above looks anything...
“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” –Blaise Pascal I want to thank my colleague Melinda Diciro for sharing this topic (and maybe for subtly calling...
Today’s Big Idea—“Some people live 80 years, most people live one year 80 times.” –Zig Ziglar For the last several years, I have established a few practices that help me...
This week I am going to take a short break from our series on how people change to do a couple short posts on the holidays and upcoming year. Today’s Big Question: If your...
As an avid scuba diver, there is no shortage of places I want to visit on my bucket list. And when you spend time talking with other divers, you often keep hearing of the...
Today’s BIG IDEA—“Overload is the disease of our time. Margin is the cure.” –Richard Swenson, M.D. Probably my favorite thing in the world to do is backpacking. For me,...
What time of day do you make your best decisions? Knowing when could make a big difference in your life.
Not infrequently, my wife will save her most complex and difficult questions for me until after 8pm when our kids are in bed and we finally have 2 minutes to talk. As an...
According to US News & World Report, 80 percent of people fail at New Year’s resolutions, and most of them by mid-February! Why are the vast majority of people failing...
For most people, work has a huge impact on overall life happiness. Furthermore, staying in a job you hate can have devastating consequences for your health, your emotional...
In the classic tale by Lewis Carroll, Alice encounters the Cheshire Cat and poses a question: Alice—“Would you tell me please which way I ought to go from here?” Chesire...
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