What Are You Waiting for? Lose Wait Now!

How often have we heard that we need to have a five-year plan or a 10-year plan? Several things have occurred recently that made me think about why we wait. The rationale for waiting is typically completely made up. I started thinking about all the time I’ve wasted waiting for certain things to happen. But by […] See More

May 3, 2017

The Transformation of Kris Kluver

I’ll just say it—I’m a sucker for reinvention stories. I love to see emails like the one I received yesterday from my friend Kris Kluver. This guy is your classic entrepreneur and really embodies the spirit of adventure. He started the first of 14 companies when he was only 19. If you know him only […] See More

August 18, 2016

What I Know So Far: Living La Dolce Vita

As my summer winds slowly towards August, I’ve been thinking about some of the things I’ve learned that you might find useful. (I’m assuming you don’t care who makes the best cannoli in Rovereto. Let me know if I’m wrong and I’ll send you my list of Rovereto’s Top 10.) Three things even the fastest-paced […] See More

July 20, 2016

3 Questions You Need to Answer

Ryan Holiday is the author of the new book The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph. A quick and easy read that will inspire confidence and optimism in the face of adversity, it’s a fantastic addition to any leader or entrepreneur’s book shelf. His fantastic post, 3 Questions You […] See More

May 15, 2015

Who Am I? Reflections on the Teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi

Recently I recommended one of my coaching clients read this short text by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi called “Who Am I?” Our conversation got me thinking and I decided to revisit it. In today’s “digital age” we constantly have information flung at us from every direction. It can be more work than it feels worth […] See More

April 29, 2015

Thanksgiving In April

Happy Thanksgiving readers! No, we could hardly be further away from the actual holiday itself but I wanted to use this opportunity to encourage you to be more thankful in your everyday life. Every time the holiday rolls around it’s a great opportunity to experience and contemplate the things we are deeply thankful for. But […] See More

April 10, 2015

Reaching Your Peak: Toward Self-Actualization

In 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow published his now famous Theory of Human Motivation wherein he details a hierarchy of needs, visually represented by a pyramid. These basic human needs, from top to bottom of the pyramid are: physiological, safety, love/belonging, esteem and self-actualization. Maslow’s own research into human needs and desires was ignited by his […] See More

April 8, 2015