So my birthday is today and I’m now a number that is bigger than the number I was yesterday. Also, I am part of the TEDxSacramento Core team. Also, we have an event today, on my birthday. Also, also, that means I will be at TEDxSacramento, as a part of the core team, on my … Continue reading GET YOURS
And, I’ve been holding onto this premise that there is some magical exception to the rule, and maybe I could be it. I suppose I believed that if I tried enough varieties of shit, put my time into testing them out and paid my dues, then I’d get to live the rest of my life basically shit free.
What if the thing, the really great thing that I do, the thing that that girl saw in me? What if it’s just, BEING ME?
Maybe this time I’ll build the right house, on the right location, with the right tools, and for the right reasons, and the house will stand and I will still want to live in it. Or maybe I won’t.
When I ran my first marathon I was 21. I had trained for five months, I had eaten the right foods, put in the work, prepared my body well, and was mentally ready for 26.2. It was beautiful and I was happy to be there, until I wasn’t. At mile 20 as I reached the final … Continue reading THE WALL
In case it wasn’t obvious, I’m a big fan of bold moves. BIG. Giant. LIKE THESE LETTERS. Why? Because big results happen with bold moves. Sometimes, a collection of small strategic moves creates big results, it’s true. That can work. However, that’s most clearly not my first inclination. If I fall, I want to fall … Continue reading NO CHURCH IN THE WILD
Have you ever observed a spinning top? It leans one way, and then another until it slows and topples. Notice that it never simply spins in the middle, centered, perfectly balanced in all directions.Let’s take a look at that little metaphor of life, shall we?How many things are you doing right now? How many jobs, … Continue reading HEY THERE, YOU’RE AN ALLSTAR