To Worry or Not to Worry?
Do we have a choice? I sure think we do. It became a lot easier for me when I began to define worry as—guaranteed misery today for something that may or may not happen in the future. In fact,
Smart People BeAware: Don’t Micro-Manage your Life into Dysfunction
Everything in life comes with at least two sides to it, including being smart. Human beings are amazing time travelers, given our ability to imagine the future and ruminate about our past. What I
Crossing the Inner Chasm: From MindLESS to MindFUL
As we begin to be more mindful in our lives and shift away from living mindlessly in an auto-pilot manner, we need to acknowledge the chasm that exists between these two states of being. We usually
Better Choices = Better Life.
Some of you may be familiar with the Four Learning Stages of Competence—Unconscious Incompetence, Conscious Incompetence, Conscious Competence, and Unconscious Competence. Developed at Gordon Trai
Career Choice: Focus on Achievement & Pleasure or Joy & Fulfillment?
Is there a real difference between Joy & Fulfillment vs. Achievement & Pleasure or is it purely semantics? Let's see if this makes any sense to you. Most of us have been raised to believe t
More Veterans may Opt for Suicide: Unintended Consequences of Good Intentions?
While many are struggling during these tough economic times, perhaps one of the most overlooked groups is that of our Veterans. These heroes, whose lives are called to go above and beyond, often retu
Sparking a Mindful Nation: My Journey through Wisdom 2.0
I am very grateful to Kendra, my friend from the Omega Institute, who urged me last year to attend Wisdom 2.0. There were 1600 others at the gathering — business leaders, health practitioners, ent
Our Choice between Vitamins and Painkillers
When I started MediaSite, my second video software company in the late nineties, I had to learn the painful lesson that good sales and marketing were as or more important to building a good company t