Mind Your Smartphone Manners

Mind Your Smartphone Manners

I just returned from spending several hours basking in the sunlight, sitting in a comfy collapsable chair, reading The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by my new favorite author, Haruki Murakami. All without a smartphone. As I took pause to enjoy the sunlight shining on...
Where Your Focus Lands, Your Focus Expands

Where Your Focus Lands, Your Focus Expands

What do you do with your thoughts? Are you in control or being controlled? A few suggestions on managing thoughts later. Decades ago I’d get hung up on the little stuff. I was the poster boy for wanting to control people or situations out of my dominion. This...

Rapper Prince EA Schools Us On Social Needia

Are you drowning in social media? When I first jumped into the social media pool about nine years ago, the water felt more like Social Needia. I was obsessed with posting, tweeting, backlinking, and getting friends, acquaintances, business connections, and strangers...
In A Few Minutes, You’re Going To Die

In A Few Minutes, You’re Going To Die

You’re in a tragic accident. You become conscious and hear the sirens in the distance getting louder and louder as they approach the scene. The emergency medical team, quickly yet calmly, gets down to business and  does everything humanly possible to keep you...
Be Passionate, Otherwise, What’s the Point?

Be Passionate, Otherwise, What’s the Point?

What are you passionate about? Three years ago this month, I was walking at Onondaga Park with my friend, consultant, and professional blogger, Mitch Mitchell. Out of the blue, he said I should start a blog. My first thought was ugh! I attempted a blog a few years...