The Dangers of Goal Setting

Ah, the 1984 Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalvole. That was one of the first, and longest lasting, goals that I have ever had. The one pictured just sold for US$ 181,500 at Bonhams and was used on set for Magnum P.I. I may have wanted one since before I could drive — if […]

Advice to 2017(±) High School Graduates

Our education system is broken for the world as it is today and unfortunately you are a product of that broken system. The good news is you made it through, the bad news is most important things you need to know were never found in the classroom and are most […]

Fighting Against Gravity

Jocko Willink has some important words about a different kind of gravity:

FIGHTING GRAVITY. pic.twitter.com/yBHhvhYxzI

— Jocko Willink (@jockowillink) March 24, 2017

When you’re working out you’re fighting against gravity. Gravity is pulling the weights down, it is pulling your body weight down, it’s preventing you from […]

The Problem is Facts Do Not Matter in Politics

I’m too old. I don’t have enough money. I’m not smart enough. I don’t have time. I’ve tried everything. All of these can be generally thought of as limiting beliefs. They are the excuses we hold identities so strongly to that, even when there is a way out, our attachment […]

Excuses are not solutions

It has been about 30 years since I first used the phrase “excuses are not solutions.” I was on the phone with someone who was giving me an entire list of all the reasons why something could not be accomplished instead of offering any ideas of how to get what […]