If You’ve Never Failed, You’ve Never Lived

Take a minute to watch the above video. I think it captures something profound and inspiring. For some reason in our culture failure is seen as this taboo that must be avoided at all costs, yet some of the the best in the world have failed many times over. There’s a classic Thomas Edison quote […]

5 Lessons from Seth Godin’s Linchpin

“If all you can do is the task and you’re not in a league of your own at doing the task, you’re not indispensable.” -Seth Godin Seth Godin has a fascinating new book out called Linchpin. If you like Godin’s other books then you’ll like this one. It’s written in his classic style of storytelling […]

Do Your One Thing Everyday

Photo Credit: Trey Ratcliff I’ve long been a big proponent of picking one thing to focus on and doing it every day, but recently I met someone who really exemplifies this technique. A Photo a Day Trey Ratcliff runs Stuck in Customs which is the #1 travel photography blog on the web. I’m sure there […]

How To Reduce Child Screen Time: A Review of TV Timers

  It’s a generally agreed upon fact that too much screen time is bad for kids. There are lots of studies on this, but let’s look at what the American Academy of Pediatrics says: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that kids under 2 years old not watch any TV and that those older […]

Edison on Time Management

  So many gurus of time management tell us that the best way to be effective is to rigorously schedule every minute of every day. Not only should we schedule our work activities but we also need to schedule our personal activities. Each week we should revisit that schedule to ensure we’re making progress on […]