Everyone Is An Entrepreneur

Everyone is an entrepreneur. We all sell something to someone and get something from that person in return. Whatever you do for a living and no matter who you think your boss is, you are actually your own business. Even if you’re living the corporate American...

Fighting Yesterday

A man is walking down a path and steps into a small hole. He loses his balance, falls, gets back to his feet, and continues on his way. 10 minutes later, he suddenly jumps off the trail, grabs a shovel, and starts making small piles of dirt all around him. “What...

Don’t Worry About Being Original

It seems obvious that we shouldn’t try to copy somebody else, because we – quite simply – aren’t that other person. But so many of us fall into a similar trap: we try to be original and, in doing so, are still pretending to be someone that we...

What Story Do You Tell?

We live our narratives. The stories that you tell about yourself become your truth. One of my friends has created a story about how she’s loyal, always dependable, and is great at juggling everything that comes at her. Because of that story, she seeks out...

Would You Do It If You Were Failing?

Think about what you’re going to do tomorrow. Now, imagine that you’re failing at it. Would you do it, anyway? If you can figure out how to monetize something that’s so engaging, exciting, and meaningful to you that you’d do it even if you were...

Do You Really Care?

A car cuts you off on the highway. Someone takes the parking spot you were waiting for. Your coffee order is wrong. Your flight is cancelled and you won’t get home until tomorrow. The world tells us to be the victim, to demand retribution for the smallest...