As I prepared my first cup of tea this morning, the ritual of it all made me pause.
I prefer Japanese Matcha, the preparation of which was developed ages ago as a transformative ritual incorporating the principles of wabi and sabi. Wabi representsRead more »
Life has a way of interfering with itself, and any event (wedding, move, illness, loss, whatever) has the power, should we grant it, to sidetrack us right out of the game.
Such was the case when I sold our family houseRead more »
You probably know by now that I love to write—not just books but articles, comments, blogs and so forth. It stands to reason that the more you write, the more you get read. That’s the point. And if you areRead more »
Is it just me? Yes, both words feature the word “free.” But to many potential un-payers, they mean the same thing: free, as in do-the-work-but-I-ain’t- payin’-you.
I ask: Would you ask Sears to shoot by to fix your dryer gratis? WouldRead more »
Years ago I was mentored by a seriously dynamic, outwardly successful, motivated person whom I deeply respected.
He used to tell me, “If you want to be smart, hang out with dumb people. If you want to be tall, hang outRead more »
Is it possible to feel love for a perfect stranger whose words seem plucked from my very own brain?
Is it possible that there is an entire mass of people out there who feel as I do?
Is it possible that heart,Read more »
Damn, he’s so right. Otherwise, why bother?
David Clarke knows of what he speaks. After all, he leads BGT Partners, one of the top interactive agencies on the planet, headquartered here in South Florida.
How did they get to the top? TheyRead more »
The age-old chicken-egg question will never be answered. But the “What comes first? The partnership or the business?” question has a definite and absolute answer.
The partnership. All the way. Ding! Ding! Ding!
You simply cannot build a healthy, thriving partner-business unlessRead more »
Think about every story that has impacted your your life, especially your business life. What do you remember most?
The people. All stories are ultimately about people. People are the foundation for everything you do, feel, hear, see, think and want.Read more »
Without getting political, I’d like to talk about yesterday’s election.
On the surface, I may appear partisan, but what I really am is an evangelist for people joining together for the betterment of humanity.
To the uber-capitalists, I sound naive. But toRead more »