How do you define success?

As a father of two year old twin girls, my definition of success has been radically altered over the last few years. What became evident is we are all striving for such different things in our lives, yet our model for success continues to be so similar. Success is typically synonymous with the riches, fame, and the […]

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What are you waiting for?

“Authority is given.  Responsibility is taken.” – Seth Godin We all get stuck in a holding pattern.  We don’t know what to do next.  Our boss isn’t giving us any guidance beyond the essentials of the job.  We want to do more, but we are afraid to step out. And I see so many stop […]

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Understanding the Basics

“The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he’s one who asks the right questions.” ― Claude Lévi-Strauss I ask a lot of questions.  And most of the time, I start with the very basics. Knowledge typically starts from an elementary framework, develops and becomes more robust as time goes on.  You […]

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Put Up or Shut Up

Complaining gets old doesn’t it?  Why do we allow ourselves to fall into this default mode when something doesn’t go our way or seems out of our control? For one, it’s a hell of a lot easier.  If we fall into a loop of complaining, we relieve ourselves of any responsibility.  But we end up […]

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Which path will you choose?

What’s the sense in waiting?  Does it ever really go anywhere?  The pesky task you have been putting off and off has finally reached it’s way onto the top of your list. How do you react? Do you grumble, push the task down the list, and go back to surfing facebook? Or do you take […]

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