Most problems can be solved by creating more time.
The easiest way to create time is to get up earlier.
Here are hree things you can do that will help you get out of bed in the morning.
One: Have a glimpse of your day the night before. Nothing too elaborate. Just a few images, a cons… Read more...
We love it when the teacher turns off the Powerpoint. We lean in when the President stops reading the teleprompter.
Our favorite Saturday Night Live skits are the ones where the actors can’t stop laughing, miss their cues, or venture off script.
Remember this when interviewin… Read more...
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...
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...
It was Christmas morning and a thought was forming
inside my little-boy brain,
as I lay in a heap of wrapping so deep
my heart felt a little pain.
“Mama, I’m sorry” my voice was quite jarring.
“With presents I’ve come up short.
“You gave me a ton and … Read more...
The problem with Self Help is that it presupposes there is something wrong with the way you are now.
But fully embracing your current state, whatever that may be, can prevent meaningful growth and change.
Take the simple example of lying on the couch. When you resent yourself for l… Read more...
I thought I didn’t have a religion, but then I realized I’m wrong about that.
I realized it when I was having a bad morning and pulled a chair out into the sun and picked up a book of short stories by a guy who’s long gone and then I started reading one of the st… Read more...