Hit The Books! – Why I’m Studying Psychology

“I need one of those baby monitors from my subconscious to my consciousness so I can know what the hell I’m really thinking about.” — Steven Wright Before summer I had my heart set on getting into a behavioral science program. Unfortunately, I didn’t make the cut this year. While I’m disappointed, there’s always next year. In the […]

I DON’T Want To Play A Game – On Losing By Default

“Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.” — Niccolo Machiavelli Playing power games and office politics sucks ass. Unfortunately, if you want to achieve your goals, sometimes it’s a necessary evil. Otherwise, you lose by default. My mom worked in geriatric care when I was a kid. When she came home she’d talk […]

A Ringing Endorsement – The Power Of Recommendations

“I don’t endorse products, only actions and beliefs.” — Julia Butterfly Hill For those who didn’t read my earlier post “Do U Rly Wanna Know?” the TL;DR is this: Tyler’s new mentor Lea asked him to sign a contract that I had some concerns over. I reached out to my friends Muffy and Preston to see if Tyler […]

Do U Rly Wanna Know? – On Firsthand, Secondhand & Thirdhand Information

“Information is not knowledge.” — Albert Einstein Tyler’s a really great guy. He’s been talking about making some serious changes in his life and plans to start his own business. So when he called me the other day I was really happy to hear that he’s found an accomplished mentor, Lea, and is taking steps toward realizing his […]

Let It Go – On Letting People Have Their Stories

“The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.” — Abraham Maslow So, I have this thing. It’s a somewhat annoying habit of mine. For some reason I find myself compelled to tell people uncomfortable truths. Especially when they’re based on false beliefs. As I talk on the phone with an […]