#ManChat’s Favorite Books

#ManChat’s Favorite Books

This summer I hosted four Twitter Chats. These chats, poorly dubbed #ManChat (men don’t chat), often featured between 20-35 men (and a handful of women) discussing a number of topics including: marriage, career, and books. The latter, “books,” generated over 40+ book recommendations from smart men of varying backgrounds. The two most recommend books (5+ […]

Ego is the Enemy: Failure

Ego is the Enemy: Failure

“Ego is the Enemy” explores the fact that many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults […]

Ego is the Enemy: Success

Ego is the Enemy: Success

“Ego is the Enemy” explores the fact that many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults […]

Ego is the Enemy: Aspire

Ego is the Enemy: Aspire

What do LL Cool J, Arnold Schwarzenegger, U.S. Olympians and NFL GM’s have in common? They all like Ryan Holiday’s books. His book, “The Obstacle is the Way,” is one of my all time favorites so, of course, I didn’t hesitate to pick up/read his latest work, “Ego is the Enemy.” Ryan’s book explores the fact […]

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

I’m not necessarily a minimalist. I own significantly more than 100 things. In fact, I suspect I own more than 100 shirts. What I am — or at least try to be — is very deliberate about the decisions I make, which includes decisions about the things I own. I believe people invest way too much […]