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Try the Other Handle

Try the Other Handle

“Every event has two handles—one by which it can be carried, and one by which it can’t. If your brother does you wrong, don’t grab…

July 16, 2024

How Cognitively Fit Are You?

We think a lot about physical fitness; seems like there is a gym every 10 blocks. We care about emotional fitness as well; at times…

July 2, 2024

How Do You End Your Day?

How you end your day can powerfully impact how the next day begins. I endeavor to set aside 15 minutes or so just before bed…

May 23, 2024

Any One Number is a Lie

We live in a complex and uncertain world where ambiguity abounds. Yet we humans abhor doubt, we so desire a solid foundation beneath us, we…

May 16, 2024

Exploding Wants

Have you ever found yourself trapped on a hedonic treadmill? Frantically exhausting yourself like a gerbil, seemingly never ever able to get ahead or keep…

May 9, 2024

Is it Still Your Biggest Rock?

‘Biggest Rock First’ refers to putting your most important priorities on your schedule first and then fitting other, lesser priorities in around them, a time/energy/life…

April 30, 2024

Envy….or Inspiration?

When you behold the success of others; what first comes to mind? Are you truly happy for them? Or is there a twinge of resentment?…

April 11, 2024

Only the Best Obsess

Obsession has gotten a bad name in some circles but directed and managed, it is the gift of the gods. I think of obsession (and…

March 21, 2024

Fan the Spark, Guard the Flame

Within each of us lies both goodness and talent of some form, the ability to improve the world and to sculpt ourselves into our best…

March 14, 2024

Problems are Pathways

Life is a school, and problems are the homework. The penalty for not doing your homework is that the lessons repeat until you do. Everyone…

March 7, 2024

Your Emotions are a Signal… Not a Command

Emotions are just a message about how we are interpreting events and situations in the world around us. They flow out of our expectations and world…

February 27, 2024

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