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Not a Pessimist

Pessimism is an easy trap to fall in since it's intellectually lazy. It fails to acknowledge the myriad of ways we have move thru prior challenges, implies we are not »

Optimism and Your Choices

“Unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.” — Noam Chomsky Optimism isn't optional, it's a requirement »

Personal Commitment to Excellence

I had a friend pass this along to me and it landed with me (actually, made the hairs on my arms stand up - that's saying something to me). I »

Learn to Work Hard

I was having a discussion the other day about a young man that's trying to figure out what to do after graduating high school; is it college? He may not »

Recognizing Frustrations

Recently I realized that frustration is rooted internally. We regularly blame externalities for this feeling but those are just the triggers for our inner challenges. Far too often though, we »