I wrote in my journal last night before bed as is often my practice. I think best sometimes while writing. Writing makes me tussle with ideas, introspection, and decisions. It’s my process. I wrote about how I currently approach my days.

I no longer keep detailed lists of goals and…


Self-reflection is always advised even in the best of times. During the pandemic I have had a chance to stop the merry-go-round of life and take a more extended pause. It has been interesting.

I have been one of the lucky ones to remain gainfully employed and working from home…


I have always preferred sprints of effort for a variety of things versus longer stretches of intense focus on a single thing. During a recent conversation with a friend I mentioned I tend to live my life “5 at a time” and he found it interesting. …


I subscribe to Nathan Lozeron’s Productivity Game newsletter. For those interested in the productivity topic area, his website and newsletter are worth your time.

In his latest newsletter he included his video book summary for Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh, the founder of the phenomenally successful online retailer, Zappos.

In…


I am a quotation (quote) collector. Whenever I see a quote that resonates with me or that I might find useful in the future, I save it. I thought it might be interesting to some readers if I explained why certain quotes stand out for me.

“Where some people have…


I just finished Seth Godin’s latest book, The Practice: Shipping Creative Work. I enjoyed it and got a lot out of it. Seth is one of my favorite bloggers and I recommend subscribing to his blog.

The main thing I got out of The Practice is validation, one more respected…


Every so often I write fiction. I especially enjoy short fiction. It seems to clear my mind in ways other practices do not. I wrote this today.

They’re yelling again. They do that a lot. Sometimes two or three times a day I lift my head from a nap awakened…


Why it is dangerous to assume you know how others learn best

I have been deeply engaged with empowering people to learn in business environments for much of the past 38 years. After an odd career trajectory that eventually led me to leave college to pursue a life as a professional dancer, I ended up quite accidentally self-educating myself during a bank…


We can plot the course of our lives but can only steer them day to day

I am excited. I just finished taking the Designing Your Life class and I read the bestselling book based on the class. I recommend them both.

I feel energized and optimistic. I feel empowered with yet more tools to assist me in creating the life I want. At 66 years…


Ideas to help Democrats win the upcoming election

98 days out from the upcoming November 3, 2020 election, an election that will undoubtedly determine the fate of our country, I started to post tips on things people in my social media network could do to help Joe Biden and down ticket Democrats win the election.

Every day I…

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