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10 Creative Ideas For The Modern World

10 Creative Ideas For The Modern World

Benjamin Franklin made sure to end every day by asking “What good have I done today?” Maya Angelou only wrote in tiny hotel rooms. Jack Kerouac made sure to touch the ground nine times before writing. [...]

What if money was no object?

What if money was no object?

Ask yourself. What would you do with your life if money was no object? An amazing lecture from the late Alan Watts. [...]

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part V)

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part V)

  Read Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV.  Making small changes to your daily routine. Five part blog post, practice each for a week and try to retain as many as possible. Keep [...]

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part IV)

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part IV)

Read Part I,  Part II, and Part III here.  Making small changes to your daily routine. Five part blog post, practice each for a week and try to retain as many as possible.   Learn to control your mind. What kind [...]

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part III)

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part III)

Read Part I and Part II here.  Making small changes to your daily routine. Five part blog post, practice each for a week and try to retain as many as possible. Utilize ‘The Burning Method.’ Whenever a fear or [...]

Inspiration | New York Cop Helping Homeless Man

Inspiration | New York Cop Helping Homeless Man

One of New York’s finest gives a pair of boots to a homeless man in Times Square. There are good cops, there are bad cops, and then there are cops that remind you what it really [...]

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part II)

Monday Inspiration | Life’s Little Secrets (Part II)

Continuation of Part I. Making small changes to your daily routine. Five part blog post, practice each for a week and try to retain as many as possible. Think positive thoughts. When you find yourself thinking a [...]

Inspiration | 25 Things I Want My Sons To Know

Inspiration | 25 Things I Want My Sons To Know

1. It’s harder to take a punch than to throw one. 2. Find the people who make you laugh and follow them around like a golden retriever. Laughing is like a vitamin. You can never get [...]

Great Lecture: Solitude and Leadership by William Deresiewicz

Great Lecture: Solitude and Leadership by William Deresiewicz

The speech below was delivered by William Deresiewicz to the plebe class at West Point in October 2009. William drives home the seemingly counter-intuitive point, that solitude is a key element for becoming a great leader. [...]

How Managing Your Expectations Can Save You From Stress

How Managing Your Expectations Can Save You From Stress

A great post by Peter Bregman on hbr.org that discusses stress and learning to manage one’s expectations. The Best Strategy for Reducing Stress Imagine you’re sailing in the Bahamas, sipping a cold drink and listening to [...]