It’s hard for me to listen to a great podcast or watch a mega-influencer’s youtube video and not get just a little bit jealous.
Hey, what about me?
I’ve got important things to say. I’ve got content. I’m worth a thousand likes.
The truth is, I’ve … Read more...
My dad suggested I get my car detailed. Trust me, he said, it’ll be like new.
He was right.
I swear it drives like new. My wife thinks so too.
That’s some strange psychology.
If I wash my keyboard, will it click faster? If I make my bed, will I sleep better?
Appearance can … Read more...
Being a career coach in Silicon Valley, I hear a lot of stories of failure from entrepreneurs.
Indeed, anyone who has taken a shot at a startup has a ‘failure story’ to tell.
As a resume writer, I’ve figured out the way to tell ‘failure story’ honestly… Read more...
Bad days. You know what I’m talking about.
On bad days, everything goes wrong. Everyone is in your way; they’re out to foil your plans. You get in a rut and can’t get out.
And maybe they did get in your way, maybe they did foil your plans. It’s not an illusi… Read more...
Dear People of Color and Woke White Allies,
I appreciate what you’re doing, but you can confront with compassion, you know.
You don’t have to be a dick.
Shaming people is like sending them to the corner. Canceling them is like sealing them behind a brick wall. (I thought… Read more...
I had a dip in energy.
Okay, that’s surgar-coating it….
It was a slog of a morning. The flow was no where to be found.
On the way to get some pretzels, my daughter flagged me down.
She was having technical difficulties…
Trying to figure out how to download a tool to… Read more...
I chose “Group Meditation” on my meditation app today.
What’s that even mean?
I sat alone in my chair in the dark in my little corner of the world. The guided meditation was pre-recorded, so the leader wasn’t even there.
When I closed my eyes, I didn’t… Read more...
I appreciate that
I love you
Good for you
These words are the passwords to the universe. And you don’t have to even feel like using them to … Read more...
Old people tend to tell young people they’re too idealistic.
And young people tend to disregard their elders as burned out.
There’s some truth here.
Old people (and I include myself in this wisdom-rich population) are, indeed, pretty burned out. How can we not be?
Life i… Read more...
We’d be a whole lot better off if members of the in-group reached out to those in the out-group.
This goes for all situations:
From the head cheerleader texting the smelly kid to the boss working the line to cops saying they’re sorry.
What if… Read more...