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Want to see me get naked? You have to promise not to like it.

Reflections on gratitude, empathy, independent thinking, and the plight of humanity I like to do all my writing naked. Here I am rolling around on a fluffy white rug reflecting on the ins and outs of gratitude, empathy, independent thinking, and the plight of humanity. Not. I do not write naked. And this is not […]

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Thoughts on the outcome of the US election

“Pain + Reflection = Progress” –Ray Dalio As long as we learn to embrace one another, we will be all right. Maybe even great. I heard a lot of noise during this election and it buried and confused the issues for too many people. It’s still unclear to me what happened that allowed our election […]

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Life & Wisdom

What Working for Two of the World’s Greatest Companies Taught Me About Life

When I originally began writing a novel, I had not one but two job offers from interesting companies. Neither had anything to do with my creative pursuits, not directly. One was from a top IT consulting company. The other, a hedge fund, run by a geopolitical-economist billionaire and meditator known as the Steve Jobs of […]

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The Robots Are Coming; Let’s Go Steal Back Our Bikes!

Most of you wouldn’t take me for a biker. No, not a leather-jacket-wearing skull-and-cross-bones and tattoos biker, though if you knew me in college, I had a pierced nose and toured Rome on my uncle’s Harley.

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Life & Wisdom

The Ambitious High-Achiever Who Became a Button-Presser

Rocky is a highly curious person who wants to be exceptional. He has a question many people have. How can I be extraordinary? This is his story.
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I want to be the best version of me I can be. I want success, Rocky thinks.

First things first, he studies hard and is admitted into a noteworthy college.

Four years later he graduates with a degree in liberal arts. He is recruited by a reputable company. They have high revenues, distinguished clientele, and accomplished staff.

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Life & Wisdom

Shifting the Lens on the Present Moment to Experience Joy

Somewhere, everywhere, toddlers around the world are teaching their parents to slow down, to take a breather, to just enjoy.

“Just enjoy!”

Oh how that phrase used to bother me! It meant “tolerate the intolerable, suck it up!”

I found a new way to hear it.