I Actually DO Have Enough Time, Do You?

Mindful Wellness

I’ve talked about setting a small number of daily priorities before. Most days the 6-7 daily priorities feel like enough. Once in a while, they don’t. Today is one of those days.I’ve learned my stress spikes to an unhealthy level when the number exceeds 7. Today I was tempted to add an 8th and maybe […]

June 3, 2018

So THAT’s What It Feels Like!

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I promise you that was not a clickbait email subject. It felt like one as I wrote it though 🙂These past few weeks I’ve been experiencing something. I can’t remember experiencing it before.It was subtle at first. Earlier this year, I found myself fighting it for a while.However, Tuesday I figured out what I was […]

May 13, 2018

Fitting In or Not and to What?

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Do you fit in?Do you want to fit in?What does fitting in even mean?Fit into what?What are you trying to fit into?Why are you trying to fit into it?What are you sacrificing to fit in?I’ve never felt like i fit in. one of my earliest memories reminds me of this. My friend’s grandfather took us […]

April 1, 2018


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I’m writing this to you on my flight home from Madrid. Weather permitting, I’ll be home by the time you read this.This week I joined a new project. It’s called Aragon. Aragon is a blockchain project. Our goal is to build tools that allow people to build their own ”unstoppable organizations”.I spent this week on-boarding with […]

March 4, 2018

Who Do You Have to Ask for Permission?

Mindful Wellness

This week felt hopeful. I’m not as exhausted at the end of it, as I was the past two weeks.This week I gave myself permission to take Thursday and Friday off from work. Yesterday I spent the day riding my bike with a friend. I spent most of today hanging-out with my 2.5 year old […]

February 16, 2018

Doing the Work We’re Intended to Do

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Are you doing the work you’re intended to do? Or are you doing the work someone else intends you to do?I spent most of my career doing the latter. I was doing the work other people told me I was supposed to be doing. It was an unhappy time.I developed unhealthy coping mechanisms to deal […]

January 19, 2018

Finally, This is the One!

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Or maybe it’s not…Have you ever experienced this? My sense is many entrepreneurs have, in some form or another.It usually sounds something like -THIS is the project I’ve been looking for!THIS is the opportunity of a lifetime!THIS, finally, is the one that’s going to hit BIG!Until it doesn’t.I’ve experienced this many times. It’s happened a […]

December 21, 2017

This Was My Second Biggest Career Mistake

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I’ve written about my biggest career mistake. It was thinking what I did for work had to make me miserable. You can read more about my biggest career mistake here.A couple recent conversations got me thinking about another big career mistake. This one is working with people who make me miserable.The two go hand-in-hand. You […]

October 27, 2017

Whose Dream Are You Chasing?

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I used to chase the dream.You know the one.Or, at least I think you do.It’s the one that goes like this.Go to school. Get “good” grades, so you can get into a “good” college. Maybe a “good” college isn’t “good” enough. Maybe it has to be the “right” college.Anyway…Then you go to that college so […]

July 31, 2017

This Was My Biggest Career Mistake

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I wrote a pretty popular answer on Quora a while ago. The question was “What has been your biggest career mistake?”Writing the answer helped me reflect on my 30+ years of working. It also reminded me how fortunate I feel to be Just Rolling with It now.This post is an abbreviated version of the answer. […]

June 30, 2017