Evolving Ourselves

Since the cognitive revolution 70,000 years ago, we have been changing our behavior and social patterns faster than our DNA is able to change. The cognitive revolution, according to Yuval Noah Harari, enabled humankind to imagine realities other than the perceived reality of the ground we walk on, the sky we look up to, or… Read More

What’s the Meaning of Your Biz?

Why should we manage our own biz?  What meaning does it have? As I look at rewriting the Biz of You book, I’ve been asking myself these question over and over.  I’ve been seeking outside feedback by talking to all kinds of folks and reading various books on meaning.  I came across one by Will… Read More

The Biz of Life

It’s so easy to get lost in the chaos, trials and tribulations of work.  We get absorbed and overwhelmed. Stress consumes us and we allow our lives to be eaten away by working extra to “stay ahead.”  The fact is there is no staying ahead of it.  In our modern world of push, push, push,… Read More

Use It or Lose It

Without clear direction established by the purpose we give ourselves, time becomes the fire in which we burn. With no drive towards something, our time and energy is used by others for their own purposes. Marketing agencies use advertisement to drive us towards their purposes. Our friends and family can use us to get things… Read More

Warm Work Relationships

What about work relationships? A friend from South Africa emailed me and asked me follow up on the recent post about “the warmth of our close relationships have more to do with our success than money or fame” After high school or college and prior to retirement we spend the majority of our lives interacting… Read More