You are smart. You are kind. You are important.

You are Smart. You are Kind. You are important. Resting on a princess pillow, under a Minnie Mouse blanket, through the muffle of one tattered puppy dog and a withering bear bear, Jovi Girl and [...]

Can You Hear It

Next week will mark 365 days since we last saw our good friend. He hasn’t been here, but he hasn’t been gone. I haven’t seen him, but I’ve heard him. On troubled waters I’ve heard him say, [...]

Time or Purpose

Today you will spend 1,440 minutes of your life no matter what.  The purchase is final. No refunds allowed. No matter what you choose to do, there are only really two types of time: Time you [...]

How To Feel On Top Of The World

5,000 feet above the horizon, immersed in a panoramic landscape of the Pacific Ocean and the Hawaiian jungle, there I stood with the love of my life taking it all in. This particular peak of the [...]

Your Dreams and Your Schemes

When I was 12, I wanted to work at the music store more than anything. I had no idea how to get a job, and no idea what I would do there. I just loved making music and wanted to be around it. I [...]

Letter to Jude

Jude, Today is the day you will meet a group of people you will know the rest of your life: Your best friend. Your partner in crime. Your arch enemy. The several who won’t understand you. The [...]

Saying What Needs to be Said

When you were a kid, you had no trouble offering your voice to the world freely. Then one day, you became aware of other people’s opinions. Ever since then you’ve spoken more selectively because [...]

How To Spot Meaningless Work

While attempting to explain our company values, our process, and our strategy to a new client, he interrupted: “Yeah, yeah, yeah, how much is it gonna cost?” Red flag number one. We [...]

Complaining vs. Compelling

Feeding Wolves