Nobody Said It’d Be Easy

Nobody Said It’d Be Easy

Doing important work, standing out, and standing up are never easy to do.  Be happy when you encounter hard times as they produce endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.  And, we are all hoping for something better…aren’t...
Too Afraid To

Too Afraid To

If you’d invested 1,000 in Bitcoin in 2008 you’d have over $40,000,000 today.     But in all fairness you likely did not know about Bitcoin in 2008.  Well, if you’d invested $1,000 a year ago today in Bitcoin that investment would be worth a little...
Influence

Influence

I remember reading Bill Clinton’s autobiography.  There’s a section where he mentions JFK coming to visit his school and shaking his hand.  He says that moment profoundly influenced his direction into a life of public service. As I was walking through the...

Too Much

In just a few days Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving.  Ironically, the holiday does little to reinforce either the position of thankfulness, nor a posture of giving. Instead it serves as the home stretch to wrap up a yearlong messaging of overconsumption – which...

I Write What I Like

The real test of relevance is if someone will miss you when you’re gone.  Miss you when you stop showing up.  It’s always surprises me when someone says to me you haven’t made a post in a while.  What they’re saying is that you haven’t...