Why You Aren’t Manifesting A Ferrari

One of my podcast heroes is Dan Miller. Every Friday, I look forward to the latest installment of his 48 Days podcast. I met Dan a couple years ago at Kent Julian’s Speak It Forward boot camp, and was more...

/ January 21, 2014

Are You Making Fear-Based Decisions?

Bruce Schneier knows what scares people, and why people make fear-based decisions. He’s a specialist in security technology. I heard about him a few years ago, because of a contest that he sponsors: He challenges people to come up with...

/ January 17, 2014

You Need A Plan – Even If You Think You Don’t

The word “planning” scares a lot of people. I understand. In a general sense, it can suggest that you’re removing spontaneity, those unexpected events that can become life turning points, lifetime memories or a lucky break. None of us want...

/ January 15, 2014

Ride The January Wave

Facebook has become an excellent gauge of the zeitgeist of any given moment. (Yeah, I know: Zeitgeist. What can I say? I lived in Innsbruck, Austria for a year and studied German for five years in high school and college....

/ January 8, 2014

Fear Sells

Bruce Schneier knows what scares people. He’s a specialist in security technology. I heard about him a few years ago, because of a contest that he sponsors: He challenges people to come up with a cybersecurity movie plot with a...

/ January 8, 2014

You Won’t Always Feel This Way

One of the most stressful and chaotic activities – in North America, anyway – is moving. Not to have one of those pity parties about so-called “first world problems, “ but I’m in that mode right now where things are...

/ December 19, 2013

True Confession: I Haven’t Been Honest About What Really Matters

So I haven’t been honest. Not that I’ve lied – not exactly. More like omitting the truth. Well, that’s not exactly true, either. It’s more like this: I wouldn’t allow myself to see the truth. I’m not playing word games....

/ November 20, 2013

It’s Not Different This Time (And It Never Is)

It’s faddish these days to obsess about all the geopolitical and economic worries that have potential to crash world equity markets. As I write this, the U.S. government is “shut down” (selectively, anyway, to prove political points). The debt ceiling...

/ May 7, 2013