Move With Purpose by Reserving Time to Not Move At All

“I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life.” — Warren […]

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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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12 Signs You Are On The Right Track Towards Becoming Successful

1. YOU TAKE NOTES: Einstein, Jefferson, Patton, Lucas, Branson, Darwin, Hemingway, Rockefellar, Franklin, Newton. What do all of these people have in common besides being recognisable by only their last name? They all carried around little notebooks and wrote down everything they thought. The best way for dots to connect is to have a lot of […]

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10 Habits That Are Holding You Back From Reaching Your Potential

“Do you really need to add more good habits? When you want to be, you are super productive. Lacking good habits is not your weakness, but your bad habits are.” — My wife Normally when my wife smacks me in the face with reality I get defensive and start an unnecessary argument. However, when she said the […]

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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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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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