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

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

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

Keep the Head Up

Having a little more time over the holidays affords a time for reflection.  A year ago, I posted Managing Our Time and Distractions and linked to the YouTube video, Look Up.  I still think it’s a good video.  Others do as well as it gained another 11,000,000 views in the last year.  Some of the… Read More