When I was a child, I was taught that I couldn’t have everything, but that I may have one thing with persistence and patience. That working with… Read more “A letter to the American People”
A recent high school graduate that I know gave a little speech. It was a speech about a life transformed and a dream for the future. It was a speech from the heart. If you have not seen this, it is worth a few minutes of your time. (more…)
By now, you’ve probably already heard about the tragic tale of Marina Keegan. A life so full of promise. One that ended too soon. If not, take… Read more “The opposite of loneliness”
Time like a river flows to the sea,
Carving rocks like a knife through brie,
Rushing quickly, drifting slowly,
Stopping for no one, least of all me.
Time is precious, a gift to treasure,
For no one knows of life’s true measure,
So chase your dreams as one who hunts,
For Time remembers one time once.
Picture: Yosemite Valley in late summer
Actions speak louder than words. Put your money where your mouth is. No matter how you say it, the meaning is clear: actions matter.
One could conceivably succeed in this world on one’s own merit, but it is certainly easier and more fun with peers. To be a successful leader though,… Read more “Gracian on peers”
Some things never change, like needing some degree of social grace in order to succeed.
In the Information Age, we assume that more information is always better, but that is not true.
Increasingly, our world feels like one of extremes. Things must be right or wrong. You’re either with me or against me.
To accomplish anything of significance, it helps to know a few things and to create a plan.