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Do You Ask Dirty Questions?

Do You Ask Dirty Questions?

In this context, a Dirty Question is one that either: contains the biases and assumptions of the questioner or presupposes/directs the answer or is judgmental/critical…

July 11, 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

What We Need is a Bigger Hammer…NOT!

The ‘Bigger Hammer’ approach is simplistic thinking that blithefully assumes that more of the same, just increasing intensity or scale, will work. It is a…

June 27, 2024

Difficulties in Telling Truth to Power… even when Power Wants to Listen

I recently managed to lose $12 million dollars in just over two years. Since the biggest mistake is the one you don’t learn from, I…

June 25, 2024

The Fallacy of Projecting What Was onto What Is

The ability to fully release the past is a true superpower, one within the grasp of all. Who we were yesterday need bear no relevance…

June 13, 2024

The Most Important Class Ever: You 101

We spend much of our lives constructing mental cages that are invisible to us, dungeons of the mind that restrict and confine us. The world…

June 11, 2024

I Have Trust Issues

I made the statement ‘I Have Trust Issues’ in semi jest replying to an inquiry as to why The Collier Companies always self manages its real…

June 6, 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

Your Soul is Digesting Your Experiences You Choose as surely as Your Body Digests the Food You Eat

We are all aware of the need to eat well and nutritiously in order to maintain our physical health yet few of us give the…

May 7, 2024

Your Actions Tell the True Story

I was struggling with a performance situation once and a therapist told me “Listen to the Behavior.” That was a powerful insight for me in…

April 18, 2024

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