Category: My Writings

44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

| October 12, 2014 | 3 Replies

A couple weeks ago, I grew another year wiser. It was the big 44! I don’t know if you’ve experienced this where, one day, you kind of wake up and realize you’re in the mid-part of your life. It’s surreal. It’s surprising. It’s life. Honestly, I really feel wonderful. Life just keeps getting better and […]

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Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Reply

My good friend, Adam Hudson, just finished putting on an incredible event called Radius, for entrepreneurs. The whole concept is that by elevating your thinking, your radius widens and you can see things from a different point of view. Pretty cool, right? I attended last year and he asked me to say a few words […]

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The Confidence Loop

The Confidence Loop

| December 4, 2012 | Reply

I was chatting with a young employee over a beer the other day and we started talking about confidence and its importance. Here is a summary of the conversation along with a diagram on the cyclical pattern of confidence. What is confidence? Confidence is a state of mind. It is a lens that we choose […]

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Do Something Extraordinary. Personal Notes from 10 years ago.

Do Something Extraordinary. Personal Notes from 10 years ago.

| May 6, 2011 | 2 Replies

I routinely like fixing a martini and writing about philosophy and what I'm experiencing in life at that moment. It helps me stay clear and focused on the bigger picture. It helps me not get caught in the 'thick of thin things'. I was looking through a few old notes and I fould this posting […]

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Spending Time With Incredible People

Spending Time With Incredible People

| March 28, 2011 | 1 Reply

The other day, I was talking to a friend of mine who was drained. It seemed that all of the people in her life were requiring more energy than what she had to give. It was sucking her energy dry. She told me that she needed to make a change. She needed to limit her […]

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Design You Life. Find the Flow.

Design You Life. Find the Flow.

| October 5, 2010 | 3 Replies

I wrote this on a napkin in Amsterdam last week while contemplating: ———————————————– Say 'yes' more often. Yes to Life.  Challenge your barriers. Live outside your comfort zone. Seek out novel experiences. Make people's day. Bring them into your world. Remember that you have a path – a natural flow. Find it. Design it. Drive […]

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Congrats on the great job. Now, back to work.

Congrats on the great job. Now, back to work.

| February 22, 2010 | 1 Reply

…As we continue to expand, I encourage you to master your current position and begin to prepare yourself – at work and on your own watch – for the position you want to grow into. It will be those who continue to require more of themselves who will be the ones that naturally rise up. Will it be you?

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Blogging – tougher than I thought

Blogging – tougher than I thought

| January 7, 2008 | Reply

I set out thinking it would be easy to blog every day or two. Not so. I have a new-found respect for writers and bloggers who do make it a point to blog daily – and have something good to say. Between running a business, time, and lack of focus, I haven’t been blogging. So […]

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