I’m a Polymath, You Can Be One Too

I've been asked several times how I retain so much of what I read and try to learn. Additionally, where do I find the time to do all that work including what I share here. I've come to terms that there is only a limited amount of time each day and it's the same amount … Continue reading I’m a Polymath, You Can Be One Too

9/11 and Resilience

resilience | rəˈzilyəns | (also resiliency) noun 1) the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness: the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions. 2) the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity: nylon is excellent in wearability and resilience. It took me a minute to think about when the best time … Continue reading 9/11 and Resilience

A Curious Little Art Called Kintsugi

A question as I deep dive into my studies on building resilience came to my mind this morning over my coffee. If you could choose and really had the power to do so, would you not want something to challenge you? What if you could remove any challenge, any, with the snap of your fingers? … Continue reading A Curious Little Art Called Kintsugi

Friction and Polished Things

I have an incredible opportunity to put myself in front of some of the best thinkers in my organization on a regular basis. It's a blessing, a lot of hard work, and worth every minute. One of those people I've worked with and for, going on 8 years. She regularly channels things that are profound, … Continue reading Friction and Polished Things

One Thing – The Ultimate Act of Simplifying

Arthur Guinness. J. K. Rowling with Harry Potter. Both creators have one thing in common, they learned the power of simplify and focusing on the one thing that made everything else inconsequential or non-essential. We have to start big to get to the one thing. For most people there is to much negative and fear … Continue reading One Thing – The Ultimate Act of Simplifying

To Many Yes’s and Not Enough No’s

Do I really need to beat everyone and get to "A" from way back here in "F" to prove I'm worthy of an achievement? NO! Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. - Lin Yutang … Continue reading To Many Yes’s and Not Enough No’s

Simple Not So Simple

You take a look at my desk with everything going on. Hard to pick up the sign I have there that states "Keep it Simple". But, its there if you focus and know what you're looking for. This is the same practice we have to take at how we are looking to spend our day. … Continue reading Simple Not So Simple