January 3rd

January 3rd

January 3rd. There were less people on the trail today than yesterday.   Coworkers who showed up early to the office yesterday decided to revert to their old selves and trickle in again today. It’s only the THIRD day of January. It reminds me of running wind sprints at the end of basketball practice. There […]

Don’t Be The Workhorse

Don’t Be The Workhorse

  This is a cautionary tale. One as old as time. A bright future You land that job that you think will be the perfect fit. As part of the hiring process, they promise you plenty of growth opportunities. You take them at their word and you work your ass off. You come in early. […]

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 […]