Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project

I have a wonderful life. I’m married to the perfect partner, for me. We are expecting our first child, a son. My parents are amazing and supportive. My sister is one of my best friends. I have a tremendous group of friends from high school, college and since. Many live in the same city I […]

How Will You Measure Your Life?

How Will You Measure Your Life?

World-renowned innovation expert, and Harvard Business School professor, Clayton M. Christensen uses the last of day of his class, “Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise,” to engage his students to discuss how the management theories they learn in class can be applied in their personal lives to be sure that: They will be successful and […]

44 Takeaways from Sit Like a Buddha

44 Takeaways from Sit Like a Buddha

I spent a large part of 2015 thinking about why we’re all so busy. As a result, I’ve tried to be very intentional about how I spend my time — particularly at the office.  I’ve tried to avoid needless busy work, say “no” more often, avoid as many meetings as possible, and control my calendar […]

Chris Winfield – 6 Lessons from my Best Friend

Chris Winfield – 6 Lessons from my Best Friend

Chris Winfield is on a mission to help people take their life back. “Work less. Accomplish more. Live life fully,” says his website. And Chris practices what he preaches. His social stream is full of pictures from date night with his wife, arts and crafts with his daughter, Central Park excursions and more. This summer, […]

This is Water

This is Water

Occasionally, there things we read, movies we watch, and songs we listen to that penetrate our souls and shake us to our core. Sometimes these things inspire us for a period of time — perhaps forever, the way the late Oliver Sacks lifted up the wonderfully talented Maria Popova. I watched David Foster Wallace’s 2005 commencement speech […]