spelling mistakes

spelling mistakes

It is time to come clean and declare that I have cut some corners in my life. Spelling seems to be at the heart of it. On the other hand, I have mastered grammar in a very unconventional matter, not by learning how it works, but by reading tons and tons of great...
cards or deck

cards or deck

These are the cards that life dealt me is how we put it when we things don’t fall our way and that is most certainly true, but feels incomplete. Yes, life deals us particular cards, but who says we don’t have the freedom to pursue the rest of the deck? That is how we...
fear of failure

fear of failure

The longer I write and think about things the less fear of failure impacts my life. It is still there and springs up uninvited on occasion, but it does not have the power it once had. There are so many things that can get done and life can become so meaningful when...
own it

own it

You have to own your life. Own every decision you’ve made or are ever going to made. Jocko Willink and Leif Babin call this Extreme Ownership, but no matter what is is called or who does the calling, you have to own everything. Life is not a rental property. Well,...
roger clemens

roger clemens

I remember a few years back listening to Roger Clemens, the dominant pitcher who was accused of using steroids that he misremembered some facts and dates in his life. I remember thinking at the time how stupid the idea of misremembering was. How can you misremember?...
done over easy

done over easy

Done over easy. That’s how I like my dreams early in the morning, with a side of home fries, and a hot coffee; two creams, no sugar. Done. One syllable. One single point of focus. Completion and a conclusion. When it comes to work we are funny people. If we are...