“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.” – Ellen Goodman Between 1980 and 1984 there was a show called That’s Incredible!. Hosted… Read More
I’ve written about time management more than once. Maybe it’s the forty-something in me but I’m obsessed with it. There is no commodity more valuable than time. Jim Rohn would say that effective time management is the best-kept secret of the rich (rich meaning successful, not wealthy) and I could not agree more. I also learned many years ago that time management is a kind of misnomer because you can’t actually manage… Read More
I’m an unshakable believer in personal responsibility and that you either design your life or it will get designed for you. One of my top 5 desert island favorite movies is 13 Tzameti. I won’t spoil it for you but the plot revolves (see why I did there) around the game of Russian Roulette. Russian roulette is a potentially lethal game of chance in which a player places a single round in… Read More
My good friend Robert recently reminded me that, “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is just the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.” It’s a quote by the late teacher, Jim Rohn. (See Lessons Of A Lifetime.) It’s was also the foundational concept of basketball’s legendary coach and leader, John Wooden. This might offend you: I was lurking, I’ll admit it. I couldn’t help it. On my flight to Phoenix… Read More
“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is just the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.” – Jim Rohn.
People who say they don’t care what other people think about them don’t need to say they don’t care what other people think about them.
Dan Gilbert first introduced me the concept of impact bias and positive psychology. Here at TED 2014 he explains why our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong.
Forget success. When you die you will not be honored for your accolades. You’ll be honored because of how well you loved.
“Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.”