expect to win

expect to win

I’ve been observing the very rare species of life called the teenager for over two decades now and I have learned that very few of them have the tenacity to expect to win. Even the super bright ones, the ones that excel at every subject and master everything they...
the greatest discovery

the greatest discovery

The greatest discovery you can make today is not to find out what you lack or need but rather what you have and who you already are. The task is easy but it’s not. It seems easy because we live inside our skin all day long. We do nothing else but explore who we are,...
there are no secrets

there are no secrets

There are no secrets to success, but yet we certainly sell it as such. We talk of special formulas concocted in a dark secret labs, under the nefarious supervision of mysterious men and women who have been sworn to absolute secrecy. We believe that some of us have...
just another Tuesday

just another Tuesday

When I woke up yesterday it was just another Tuesday. I woke up before the opportunity clock could strike 4:02am, sparing my wife being woken by an alarm that could shake the depths of hell. I got dressed, I had my protein shake, drove for an hour, and wrote ‘on my...
Boxing Day

Boxing Day

The high holiday of Boxing Day needs some rethinking, and if not as a whole society, than definitely as meaningful individuals. I’m not sure how Boxing Day started, and I’m not even going to look it up, but I imagine that some time ago people returned their unwanted...
once in a lifetime

once in a lifetime

You find many people who will disagree that some opportunities only come around once. This is beautifully illustrated through the words of William Shakespeare in Julius Cesar, that “there is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune....