happy MLK Jr. day

happy MLK Jr. day

I am very aware that Martin Luther King Jr. day is to be celebrated south of the border, but I do believe I have the right to clap and cheer from anywhere and so I will do exactly that. Martin Luther King Jr. is synonymous with the Civil Rights struggle and the speech...
the next day

the next day

Sometimes the only choice that is left is to simply hang on, get through the day, and await tomorrow. And you should do whatever you have to do in order to tomorrow because it truly matters. It matters for you and it matters for us.  Tomorrow always comes and is...
second chances

second chances

Our lives are filled with second chances. There are millions and millions of them that present themselves over and over again in a lifetime and yet we don’t take advantage of enough of them. We live pretty fatalistic lives. Allowing things happen to us. Accepting the...
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,...
friday the 13th

friday the 13th

Many consider the number thirteen very lucky and others try to avoid it like work. I was going to say the plague, but lets face it, we don’t avoid the plague, what we really shy away from is important work that we know we need to get to. I place no value on the number...
not for me

not for me

  Sometimes what we learn as children doesn’t serve us well in adulthood. There are many things that do but I don’t think any of us were sufficiently encouraged to say no. Our parents wanted our obedience, for obvious reason, but while we were kept safe, we overlooked...