Our short-sidedness is our undoes the change we seek in our lives Read More
Adjust Your TEA
Managing our biz is a daily affair and includes adjusting our use of TEA as appropriate to our particular situation. Read More
The Biz of You Eulogy
Will your eulogy be about how much time and energy you invested in work? Read More
What’s your Bill of Life?
Until you define the product of your time and energy, you will be forever chasing your dreams. Chasing dreams is like searching for the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Chasing dreams is that sensation you have after a really good dream where you are connecting with another but upon waking are… Read More
The Crux of Managing the Biz of You
Seeing a total eclipse is fundamentally different than a partial and only you can decide if it’s important. Read More
Chase Health not wealth. Wealth follows health and besides, you can’t enjoy wealth without health. Read More
Pimps and Nannies
Look around and there’s all kinds of positive self-help, coaching and marketing mumbo jumbo. We crave it like cocaine, crack or any other highly addictive drug. The positive pushing pimps of the world wield it to sucker us into all kinds of things like buying Coke, cars or cream to make our pimples vanish. It’s… Read More
Take the Long-View
A moment’s observations easily reveals how we as individuals typically do not take the long-view in life or endeavors at work. Our decisions are based on short-term constraints, benefits, pleasures or gratifications more than strategic perspectives, long-range goals, or positively effecting our environment. Everyone is somewhere along that spectrum, but we tend to decide things… Read More
What is Passionate Living?
I recently came across a couple of things speaking of passion. The first was Isabel Allende giving a TED talk telling “Tales of Passion.” The second was a blog I follow on WordPress about “The Follow Your Passion Fallacy.” Both were interesting in their own right. However, I was struck with their relation to the… Read More
Is Your Ego Depleted?
I was first introduced to the idea of ego depletion in Roy Baumeister’s book Willpower, Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength. Ego depletion is one of the primary factors affection our willpower. Our willpower and self-control draw on a limited pool of mental resources. Our mental resources are directly related to our available energy which is… Read More