What is it that motivates a person to get up day in and day out, to put in the time and energy it takes to create a life worth living? All of us are unique in many ways. Some would answer the question by pointing to their family. Others might wake up in the morning […]
Writing daily has been somewhat of a struggle to keep up with, I admit. But what I enjoy about the exercise is that’s it has made me more reflective of my days. The days are important. The days come together and build weeks and months, and if you aren’t reflective of your days you can […]
If you’re going to have to make a decision, try to make sure it’s between a good choice and a great choice. These are not always the options that life presents to us. But if we can work hard enough to position ourselves for the right opportunities, I believe we can position ourselves so that […]
In yesterday’s post I talked about my love of building, and I mentioned my house. I bought the place in 2014 for (really) cheap, but it needed a good amount of work. At the time that sounded like a fun project and a challenge. I never had much experience with construction or being a handy […]
Sometimes it’s nice to step back and evaluate your career and the choices you’ve made that have led you to wherever you are. Just to make sure that wherever you’re going from here is truly aligned with your goals, and that your goals are aligned with the things the bring you joy and fulfillment in […]
This morning I read a post from Gary Vee (as I often do because, let’s face it, that guy is pervasive as hell) that simply read: “Wishing you the best day of your life.”
Some folks suggest that you should keep your focus forward, trying not to get hung up on the past. Reflection, though, while it can be destructive, is an important exercise in designing and building the future you want for yourself.
When folks traditionally think of people in successful positions, they often consider traditional “successful” employment models/titles — doctor, lawyer, engineer, to name just a few. I always assumed that to be successful you had to have some sort of strategy laid out for your life, starting in middle school, and you hit these milestones along […]