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
Pinochle is the Biz
Life is like a game of pinochle; you bid on what you’re dealt plus gut feel, trade your weak cards for new ones, meld with your partner, and see what tricks you pull together. A good team plays off one another finding fun no matter what cards come their way. Connecting with one another enables… Read More
Death Becomes Us
Death Becomes Us whether that be our own or the passing of friends or family. Our process approach to life is what allows us to withstand the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to. Read More
What’s Your Treasure?
Will Durant’s poses some basic questions in his book, On the Meaning of Life: What is the meaning or worth of human life? What meaning does life have for you? What keeps you going? What help — if any — does religion give you? What are the sources of your inspiration and your energy? What… 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
Taking Our Lives
This week I’ve witnessed an interesting constellation of events. I recently reposted a page and linked to pages from the Tarts and Travels blog as examples of managing the biz of you. My wife and I are working with her twin sister and husband on retirement plans and the possible purchase of property. I had… Read More
Life is Movement
There is something unique to all of us, our bodies. Being married to an identical twin, I’ve come to realize that each body is unique. Our experience leads each individual down a separate path of integrating with their body, even if they start with identical DNA. Our bodies and minds are an integrated whole that… Read More