The More Uncomfortable Today — The More Comfortable Tomorrow

Post originally appeared on Hacker Noon (listen to post here) “Our parents don’t see us as we are — they see the kid they remember. Our friends don’t see us as we are — they see the friend they remember. Only a stranger met on your travels sees you as you truly are right now.” These words were shared […]

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17 Truths About Life 2017 Taught Me

Originally appeared on Thought Catalog “Michael, in life, there are some things you just don’t challenge. As soon as you accept that, your life will be a lot easier.” — My dad Recently I was reminded of my dad’s words above when listening to a Seth Godin video where he was stressing the importance of finding a tribe: […]

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52 Life Lessons I Learned By Asking 52 People The Same Question (Part 1 of 2)

“If you get one idea out of a $20 book that changes your life then it’s a bargain,” — Seth Godin On my 39th birthday I reserved two hours for myself and did something I had always wanted to do, I sat down and made a list of the lessons I had learned over the years. However, […]

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How Life Has Changed Since I Quit Drinking

Originally appeared on Elephant Journal Throughout high school, college and for close to a decade after, drinking with my buddies was “standard operating procedure”. It was what we did. Whether at a bar, a party, a BBQ, or just sitting around, odds were high that alcohol was present, and more often than not, center stage. […]

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23 Lessons About Life, Writing and Doing Work That Matters by Reading Ryan Holiday

If Tim Ferriss is the “Oprah of Audio,” that means that Ryan Holiday has to be on the short-list for being named the “Pharrell of Marketing and Book Writing.” Rarely on the cover, but if you dig a little deeper you will find his fingerprints everywhere. From some of the worlds most influential and innovative […]

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