How to get rich, without getting lucky?

If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you know that I’m not into Twitter. Not because I hate it, but there’s just too much going on. I find that distracting. The only reason I go to the site these days is when someone on LinkedIn or email or one of the countless newsletters…… Continue reading How to get rich, without getting lucky?

The virtue of “value”

Everyone’s got values. Unfortunately, most people don’t know what they value until they either reflect on it or work with someone to identify their core values. And I say this from my experience as a coach. It’s okay not to know what your values are. But exploring what they are is a worthy pursuit should…… Continue reading The virtue of “value”

On being different

You might not believe this, but most people live a life of compromise. They would rather conform, keep a low profile, do what’s safe, so they blend in with the other countless threads that form our society’s fabric. And this isn’t a new phenomenon; centuries ago, Marcus Aurelius noted, “It never ceases to amaze me:…… Continue reading On being different

Dont’ talk about your philosophy, embody it

I’ve been studying philosophy for close to two decades now. And I say that not to impress but confess that studying philosophy has been one of the most challenging intellectual pursuits. The texts are hard to read and warrant re-reading at least half a dozen times if you would like to grasp the essence of…… Continue reading Dont’ talk about your philosophy, embody it

Life is simple…

… we intend to make it complicated, said the great Confucious. And I’ll be the first in line to back the statement up. Take a look around you. What do you see? Complicated stuff. Everywhere! Life was so much simpler a few years back (even a decade back). Now I analyze my life quite often.…… Continue reading Life is simple…