This is a followup to this article I wrote a month or so ago about productivity. For better or worse, we have a central vacuum in our house. From my perspective, it is just a normal vacuum cleaner except that it requires a lot of maintenance and costs a lot of money when it something […]
The other day, we attended a Karate belt ceremony for my youngest son Zachary. I don’t put a high priority on my children playing sports but I sort of like Karate. It might come in useful some day and I like a lot of the philosophy behind Karate or at least the philosophy of the […]
We all know people that seem unbelievably productive and we know people who just don’t ever seem to get much done at all. Have you ever wondered what the difference is? I don’t have all the answers and I am pretty convinced that there is no one secret formula. Some people are ultra-productive because they […]
Of course it is highly illogical to wait until the beginning of a year to start making improvements to the way you live your life. So if you are one of those who thinks New Year’s resolutions are silly, I hear you. But one thing I have learned about life is that what is logically […]
I have to climb on a soapbox for a second and say I am tired of hearing
about how bad things are. Facebook is depressing. If you read Facebook,
you get the idea that the end of the world as we know it is imminent for
any number of reasons ranging from gun control to postmodernism to
Here is an interesting article I read last week. Take a moment and read it too. http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/225437 The author says some things that I believe to be true but he says them far better than me. In a nutshell, he says this: when you are chronically late, you are communicating something and everyone knows exactly […]
When you stop and think for a second, you can get a little overwhelmed by all the pitfalls and trouble your tongue can get you into. Sometimes, your speech may not be malicious. But you still need wisdom because even the most simple and innocent statement can be interpreted wrong.
In mid-2009, my family and I were on vacation in Washington DC when I made a startling discovery about my business. I realized that unless we had a very good sales day the next day, payroll checks were going to bounce.
I recently helped a recording artist on a new project during mixing. The mixing process involves a lot of listening as the artist and engineer work together to tweak tiny things that will make the music more impactful.