Discover Your Purpose
How do you learn to spend your time on purpose?
Making Progress & why "competition" doesn't exist.
A major modern struggle is feeling a gap; between where we are and where we want to go. This gap is often unconscious, and primed from our constant exposure to the lives of others: * With such easy access to see exactly what other people have, and what we don't. * With
The 4x4 Founder Development Framework
You don't have to be happy to be successful. In fact, you can be downright depressed and successful. Lots of celebrities are (at least intermittently). Or you can be mean and be successful (hello politicians). Or just not really a good person (hello all people doing bad while in positions
Trading Uncertainty for Desire
“Should” “Have to” “Try To” are all common phrases I catch myself saying. All of us do. We “want to”… “try to” be or do or accomplish something. Hidden in each of those phrases is the undercurrent of an alternative set of emotions: Shame, guilt, and self-doubt. When we find
Embracing Being a Generalist.
My interests come in go in waves, typically over about a two year time frame. I find something new, and I obsess about it and pretty much devour everything I can on the subject, to a point, then I move on. I go deep enough to get the general framework,
I’m currently in Mendocino, a few hours North of San Fransisco. I’m staying in what used to be a comune, so that cabins are hand-built. There is a live creek that provides water for the property, and there are still dense pockets of forest, despite being cleared out
There are no competitions
Life isn't a test. We're in a new age. There is no winning. There is no losing. Who could you possibly be competing against? Who could you possibly "win" against? Competition is a ghost. No matter what vertical you're in, there's someone better, smarter, stronger, or wealthier than you. And
I get a lot of people on my newsletter emailing me to discuss motivation. Mostly, a lack of it. The people in this community want to bring their best to the world, but keeping motivated and bringing balance to their lives (or at least a solid feeling of contentment) has
How to Be Lucky Every Day
There’s a scene in Harry Potter where Harry drinks “Felix Felicis” or “Liquid luck.” Once the potion is in effect, everything he does is successful during that time. So he goes about his day, watching it unfold in childlike wonder. He just knows he needs to go out to
Just Follow Life’s Rhythm
Inhale... Enjoy this moment. Somewhere something you're doing is going well. The bed you lay in is warm and comfy. Your tea is perfect. You step outside and feel the sun. At this moment things are good. Exhale... A problem or obstacle is coming. Of this, I'm sure. We can
Your Creativity Fire
In our time together, I haven't once given you a tip about a morning routine. Or a step by step program for social media. Or how you might become an influencer of some kind. I don't think this is what any of you want. And if this does happen, it