Morning power routine
This morning routine will help you begin your day with energy, focus and gratitude. Leave any questions in the comments section.
In Praise of suffering
Knowledge by suffering entereth,and life is perfected by death. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, A Vision of Poets Often we recoil from suffering. We seek to eliminate it from our lives through elimination of risks, by taking opiates, and avoidance. While we should continually seek to eliminate suffering and its causes in this world, we cannot eliminate…
My Favorite books on thinking and decision-making
Eight Books to Help You Make Better Decisions
Any weekend is better with hand made margaritas and ribs
In this video, I break down my recipes for two of my favorite weekend foods. Enjoy!
the samurai wisdom of miyamoto musashi
Musashi’s Book of Five Rings Contains Secret Samurai Wisdom
A warrior has the courage to face and learn from failure.
To Strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield
I’m getting ready for a trial and need to be brief, but I did want to share a quote from a poem that has always resonated me. While I do read a lot of non-fiction, I find that some of the greatest truths come from prose and poetry. One of the poems that always has…
TIme Management: Churchill Style
Churchill lived in a less frantic time, before the existence of management consultants and efficiency experts. He would have laughed off the idea of reading popular books on time management or efficiency. However, in his life, he wrote 52 books, served in Parliament, served as First Lord of the Admiralty, Home Secretary, was prime minister…
Zen and the app culture
I enjoy listening to several podcasts, one of which is Tim Ferris’s. On Tim’s most recent podcast, he and Kevin Rose discuss several random topics. One of these topics is meditation. The discussion starts with Kevin discussing how he had been using a meditation app but has been considering getting back into Zen Buddhist meditation.…
You Have to Ask Questions to Get Answers
In high school, I wrote a column in the newspaper called “The Question Man.” I was never afraid to ask the hard questions. For instance, I dared to ask whether one of our valedictorians really was God. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized more and more the value of asking the right questions before attempting…