Gorilla fights turn out to be a handy metaphor for wrestling compulsions, those strong, irrational impulses of body and mind. These stubborn sensations find their roots in the cardinal sins, and manifest as ingrained habits of human brokenness.Read More
What if I told you that each workday contributes just .01% to your overall working career? That's comforting because I can find myself trying to accomplish something herculean every workday and feel discouraged when I don't. I'm learning it's all about bite-sized victories.Read More
Hi, my name’s Jon and I’m a late-oholic. Many times, I’ve tried to create a habit of punctuality and the reviews are mixed. Writing this, I realize, is rich irony. I’m not an early-person. I’m not even an on-time-person. What can I say? I’m a work in progress. However, recently I had a fortuitous experience with being early.Read More
The struggle for success isn’t a one-time battle. It’s not something you’re looking to do once, and then wash your hands of. It’s a cycle. And it’s battling through this cycle of struggle/success that will continue to help you find purpose in your life and meaning in your days. It’s also the main way you’ll ensure you wake up every morning 100% in love with the work you’re doing.
You're not looking to avoid struggle, you're looking to embrace it and use it.Read More
All startups reflect those who create them. They take on a persona whether we like it or not. That persona is expressed with every site visit, email exchange, and transaction receipt. What persona are we putting out? What does our startup say about us?Read More
During John Wooden's lifetime, a small group of players were privileged to be coached by him on the court. Thousands, however, are being coached by him off the court through his unique philosophy and writings. I count myself as one of them. Here are 7 Things I've Learned from John Wooden just this year.Read More