The One Thing You Really Do Need

curiosity

I’m feeling sick. I think I need to vomit all the facts stuffed down my face by a bogus educational system. We spend our lives thinking facts are important. Facts change. Facts are often wrong. Facts have often killed us. Anyway, I forget most facts I’ve ever learned. Like, “What is RNA?” I have no […] Read On…

Ep. 186: Jewel – 10 Lessons I Learned From Jewel

JEWEL

Jewel was broke and homeless, but she still turned down a million dollar check when she was 19 years old. Jewel was broke and millions in debt after selling 30,000,000 albums, and built back from scratch when she was 30. Jewel has switched genres, written music from folk to pop to country to even children’s […] Read On…

Why I Once Bought A House…

bought a house

OK, I admit it: I bought a house because of a psychic. It started in 2006. I was feeling strange and lonely about not only my circumstances but my entire way of life. I was in the financial industry. Which is way to watch people make fools of themselves while making or losing vast amounts […] Read On…

Politics Has Nothing To Do With Politics

politics

Here’s a conspiracy that wasn’t just a theory. From 1942-1945, 130,000 people worked on this project without telling anyone else. When “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki – that’s when the rest of the world found out. Harry Truman said, “We made a $2 billion scientific gamble…and we won!” 250,000 […] Read On…

Be So Stupid They Can’t Ignore You

be so stupid

I had an idea for a business. This was 1993. I was going to take videos of houses for sale. I would charge a real estate agency per house I videotaped. I was going to get rich. Rich! Customers of the agency would no longer have to go to the house. They could just go […] Read On…

Ep. 185: Cal Newport – Become So Good You Can’t Be Ignored

cal newport

You’re either horrible or miserable. Woody Allen has this joke in “Annie Hall.” He says, “Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable. That’s the two categories. The horrible are terminal cases. You know? And blind people, crippled… I don’t know how they get through life… It’s amazing to me. And the miserable is […] Read On…