The news cycle is short. It’s urgent. There will be more of it tomorrow which is deemed just as important. It’s a constant chug day after day. Reading a book on the other hand is long. It’s slow and it’s lengthy. It requires focus and concentration for long periods of time. It takes discipline. But […]Read more "Long or Short?"
Of course the water will be cold at first. A little unpleasant. It always is. It’s always seems scary. Our instinct is to wait until it feels comfortable. But so much time is wasted. Because it’s nothing but fear holding you back. You always adjust to the temperature once you jump in and swim around. […]Read more "Don’t dip your feet in. Jump in head first."
We tend to focus on how quickly we get something done. There is evidence of efficiency improvements all around. We can communicate quicker. Our phones are responsive and blazing fast. We can store everything in the cloud. We can increasingly do everything faster and more efficiently. Why then, does it seem like there is still […]Read more "The difference between efficiency and productivity"
Ever experienced the butterflies of trying something new? The uncertainty and lack of confidence that tend to overtake us when we step out into new terrain. It’s only natural for us to steer away from that. And to shift towards complacency. Because when we become more competent, confidence tends to come along. And when we […]Read more "When we become more competent, we fall into complacency."
I was in the elevator headed home yesterday on my way to go for a run. A guy comes in the elevator, and says, “you look like you are getting ready to work out.” To which I obviously replied yes, and he responded with a sigh, and uttered his displeasure towards exercising. And I get […]Read more "Sticking with it"
Not everything can be assigned a dollar amount. It’s difficult to measure quality of life. And there is a vast amount of work being contributed and being done that doesn’t show up. Aside from the advertising revenue it generates. And some stats about advertising revenue doesn’t really measure how much our lives have changed. How […]Read more "What Doesn’t Show Up in the Economic Numbers."
We are on the cusp. Sports was such a huge emphasis in childhood. In some form or another, we were outside playing every single day. But now – there are more distractions. More avenues to take. More technology to attract our attention. More options for play and free time. And I wonder how much is […]Read more "4 Things Sports Can Teach You About Life"