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 […]

How To Eliminate Tasks – Two Classic Ideas & One That Might Get You Fired

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen R. Covey One question that keeps popping up from time to time is some version of: “How can I minimize the amount of tasks/things I have to do?” When it comes to time management there are two main […]

Convincing Others Is A Waste Of Time – Yet People Still Try

“Convincing yourself doesn’t win an argument.” — Robert Half You run into them every once in a while. That person who insists on convincing you that their way of seeing the world is somehow superior. Why do the do that? Well, one can only speculate. It could be anything from them having a need to “be right”, […]

Unfinished Business – Sometimes We Should Leave It At That

“Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.” — Christina Rossetti I’m on the train trying to solve a crossword puzzle and the man behind me is reading the paper. I do my best to focus while he sighs and grunts. Apparently he’s none too pleased with the news. There are two words […]