"What's in it for me?" is a very selfish and honestly consistent thing we ask ourselves before we often take a risk. We want deep happiness and feel like what we're about to get into has a purpose to it. So, it's really not selfish at all, it's human. I ran into a great subject... Continue Reading →

Morning Joe

It's an experience. It's what I enjoy preparing and enjoy consuming. It's part of every morning before I leave for the day. Addiction? Habit? Center? It's all of them probably. Everyone needs something like this before they start their day. I have found so much peace in just a cup of great coffee. Sometimes I... Continue Reading →

Innovation Is Our Success

Most of us are capable of being more innovative than we demonstrate. Most if not all of us at some point were taught to be restrained, narrow, focused, hesitant, overly cautious, conservative, afraid to fail, and completely unwilling to make a fool of ourselves. This can bring a very chilling affect to an innovative spirit... Continue Reading →


The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius Write things down. To often we day dream or we get this ray of light that just hits us and we fail to capture it down on paper (e-paper or otherwise). These are our best thoughts. Use a notes apps... Continue Reading →


No it's not a actual word. We need to make sure we don't lose the ability to forget what we sometimes learn. Our minds are sponges through out the day and tend to pick up like Bounty paper towels everything it comes into contact with. Most of the time they are all ready-made assumptions. Even... Continue Reading →

Who to Follow?

We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are. - Anaïs Nin There is so stinking much advice out there. There is a platform out there that just about anyone can get an audience in. I know that platform as I use it, so this is a tough post to put up.... Continue Reading →

In the Quiet

We are ruled by our email and messages as soon as we check them. I did it this morning. I was not planning on it as I made my coffee and got ready to meditate, but it happened. It's a virus that works fast. To often we are led by other things as we start... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year

We all have the power to be fully engaged or not. I wanted to throw a quick post up as you get ready to jump into 2018 and start the long road to getting what you want. Three things I've gotten advice on that have profound impacts for us as we set goals in 2018:... Continue Reading →

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