Total Refresh

Overtime, accumulation builds and builds… and eventually we hit capacity. This is a crucial point. It’s where we either raise the ceiling or lower the floor. But we don’t lower floors, do we? Here’s a 15 minute brain dump. Questions for myself and maybe you. Fake Momentum . Sometimes we are so involved in forward […]

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Everything 2 Every 1… = 0

When you try to be everything for everyone you end up becoming nothing to no-one. Know yourself. This includes who you are and what you are for. The right people will notice, the others will not, but they never were going to in the first place.    

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Reflecting isn’t Dwelling

In order to learn from our mistakes we have to look inward and analyze ourselves. But when analyzing ourselves we must be careful…. because while reflecting is beneficial… dwelling is diminishing. There is a fine line between the two. One creates a cycle of incremental progress while the other is a downward spiral of negativity. […]

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Passion and Profit

During the pursuit of doing what you love you might try to think of ways of monetizing your passions. Many pull it off and it is a beautiful thing. But it is not always possible… Some passions don’t mix well with profits. You’ll notice this when you find yourself pursuing the dollar over the fun.

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Set the Intent

You know those moments when you are bummed out so you turn on your favorite song because you know it will make it feel better? But sometimes it doesn’t… you don’t feel better. Because you lacked the intent. You have to intend to fix your mood. It requires effort. It always requires the intent.

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On & Off

Sometimes we don’t always feel right. There is no particular reason but everything just feels ehhh. It’s not a particularly sad feeling, just more so… off. Off brand, out of whack, not our normal selves. During these phases it’s important to remind ourselves just what exactly it is, a phase. For this period is just […]

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Too Many Eggs…

…Can spoil an omelet. Sometimes we do too much. We pick up too many projects resulting in 5 half finished ideas. We plan a trip one place but end up getting distracted by another and end up not going at all. We plan dinner reservations for a small group of friends, a friend invites a […]

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Get the Grease

The squeaky wheel gets the grease Sometimes the hardest part is the ask. The ask for the business. The ask for the date. The ask for the opportunity. It’s awkward, it’s uncomfortable, it’s anxiety ridden…. It’s all of those things wrapped up in one. It all derives from the fear of denial, the fear of […]

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On The Take or Get Took

Sometimes to avoid getting took you gotta be on the take. This is not to say you must take advantage of people to avoid being taken advantage of. What it is, is a realization that when you are worried about yourself and moving towards your goals you are on the take. When you are worried […]

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Worth the Wait

In many ways, we live in a world of instant gratification. At our fingertips we can order infinite products from coffee, clothes, cars…. and everything in between. This ability to order all our wants and desires instantaneously begins to creep into other aspects of life. But many aspects of life are not instantaneous. Things worth […]

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