How Trump Won – By Using 2000 Year Old Principles

“It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero Hindsight is always 20/20 and I honestly didn’t think that Trump would win. However, a blog post written last year by Scott Adams (yes, the guy behind the “Dilbert” cartoons) got me thinking that Trump […]

The Write-In Candidate – Anything That’s Not On The Menu?

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.” — Robert Byrne As with so many other “great ideas”, this one came to me on the toilet. In about 48 hours we will, if everything goes according to plan, know who’s moving into the White House on January 20th. However, more than half of the […]

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 […]

Earn It! – Thoughts On Trust & MLM

“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” — Benjamin Franklin Alice sends me a message about a new company that’s offering her a job. She’s really excited because the representative, Michelle, talked about the company’s values which aligns so well with Alice’s, and how Alice would be […]

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 […]

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 […]