What Happens When You Turn On Your Inner Addict?

Rich Roll

Rich Roll was having a heart attack on his staircase. He was fat. He hated his work. He was unhappy. A few years later he ran, swam, biked, 703 miles in seven days when he was 45 years old. When he was 40 he had a job he was unhappy at but he was still […] Read On…

Are You The Exception or The Rule?

Jay-Z and Beyonce

Not everyone can be a Mark Zuckerberg! Not everyone can be an Elizabeth Holmes, who dropped out of Stanford at 19, started a business in a basement, and is now a multi-billionaire. Not everyone can be a Bill Gates. Or a Beyonce (although Claudia wants to be Beyonce in her next life. Which I hope […] Read On…

Where is Your Compass Pointing Today?

Where is your compass pointing today?

Richard James could care less about World War II and navy battleships. He worked in a navy shipyard fixing things. He was working on figuring out how sensitive instruments can remain stable if battleships were rocking back and forth during rough seas. Then something bad happened. Something that changed his life. He dropped a metal […] Read On…

What Happens When You Don’t Care

What happens when you don't care

The worst thing that happened to me in five years happened three months ago. But, wait, I don’t want to be complaining. More on that in a second. “Are you going to kill yourself?” I bumped into one of my neighbors a few years ago. He had just started reading my posts. “Because your writing […] Read On…

How To Be A Bad Leader

How to be a bad leader

I am the best bad leader in the world. Not only do I know everything about how to fail as a leader but I also have spent large amounts of time with bad leaders. This is a UNIQUE opportunity for you to hear what the top 10 qualities are of bad leaders. All of the […] Read On…

The Six Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

Productive

I admit I stole this title. But I didn’t read the article. I didn’t want to be tainted by “the most productive people”. So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. I think I’m somewhat productive. I help run a few businesses. I’ve written a […] Read On…

It’s OK If You Don’t

I feel inadequate. And there’s not much I can do about it. Or even want to do about it. I actually like the feeling. I had a lunch today with a guy who worked in the mailroom at Hannah-Barbera which made all my cartoon favorites from the 70s: The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, The Jetsons, and so […] Read On…