Life is a series of successive losses. First we lose the warmth of the womb, our first home. Progressing through infancy and childhood losses continue to mount: our maternal dependence evaporates as we learn to eat solid foods and control our bowels.Read More
Every once and a while I experience a dark night of the soul. I want to throw in the towel and go back to an old version of myself, a version that had little to do with growth. On one of those dark nights I determined to write a list of reasons not to grow in an effort to count the cost.Read More
Don’t you love meat that’s moist and fork-tender? Chefs use a technique called simmering to achieve such delicious effects. Simmering means to cook something in liquid slightly below the boiling point. Simply put, simmering cooks food gently and slowly.
One of the great lessons I learned last year is to engage in simmering time. Simmering time is the process of thinking gently and slowly about a decision before responding.Read More
I've heard it said that a book is a gift you can open again and again. I believe that's true. And that's exactly how I felt about some of the books I read in 2015... particularly 5 of them.
Check out the 5 books that had the biggest impact on me in 2015.
My wife usually wants to know how my day was when I walk into the house. I used to say, somewhat triumphantly, busy. Now I cringe when I hear the word slip out of my mouth. I’ve actually tried to annihilate it from my vocabulary. For me, busy is bad. I never want to be busy again.Read More
I can't believe I've been around startups and entrepreneurship for 10 years. I'm getting old. I wrote this post because I wanted to share some of the biggest mistakes I've made over the last decade.
So here they are, my 7 Deadly Sins of a Bootstrap Startup