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10 Things More Valuable Than Money

10 Things More Valuable Than Money

From 3am until about 11pm every single day, every single moment, I was worried about money for 12 years. When I was a little boy I never worried about money. When I was in college I never worried about money (well, I needed $20 per day to live until I was about 25 years old.). […] Read On…

The Tao of Louis CK

Louis CK

Before I give a talk, I listen to Louis CK. Before an interview. Before I write. Before I see my kids. I first saw Louis CK perform in 1996. He was great. But sometime in the mid-00s he started to get more “honest”. I don’t know if that’s the right word. I don’t think he […] Read On…

Surrender for Life

Michael Singer Surrender for Life

We were the only people who visited Michael Singer. In 1971 he moved to a small plot of land in his van. His hope was to basically sit there and surrender to whatever the universe had to offer. He had no money. He lived in his van. He saw nobody. He meditated all day. First […] Read On…

The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

After my dad went into a permanent coma I had to take his car back to the dealership and hand them the keys. They wanted to know what happened and I couldn’t talk. I couldn’t sign papers. I was shaking. I held out the keys and they took them. I walked out. My dad was […] Read On…

How to Win the Day

How to win the day

Hal Elrod was dead for six minutes. The car he was driving crashed head on into a truck. His girlfriend, sitting next to him, was unscratched. The roof of the car sliced open his head, causing brain damage. Bones in his face, his arm, all over his body were broken and he was in a […] Read On…

10 Things To Do If You Were Fired Yesterday

You;re fired

Then they told me I had to either take a 50% pay cut or I would be fired. If I was fired they would give me severance. I didn’t like either choice. I had responsibilities. I was counting on the money. I was scared. I wasn’t expecting this. HR said, “I have to legally tell […] Read On…