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…

How To Become A Jedi Knight

Become a Jedi

In 2005, I had a business going down the drain (my biggest customer went out of business) and I had no other source of income. I couldn’t believe how scared I was. I don’t know why: but I became obsessed with “The Force” in Star Wars. I bought all sorts of books like “The Tao […] Read On…

The Ten Worst Things You Can Do In A Negotiation

10 Worst Things

The best negotiator I knew always acted like an idiot. He acted so well that I thought he was really stupid. I also thought at the time that he was my best friend. That was probably an act also. Just two years later he stopped talking to me forever. I ran into him in the […] Read On…

The Ultimate Guide To Changing Your Life

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Ugh, then there are those times when I feel dead inside. I wake up early and swing on the pre-school swingset like a pervert. The sun rises and instead of being orange and blue and beautiful it’s white and glaring and it’s a terrible terrible sunrise, burning everything inside of me. Another day. This is […] Read On…

Don’t Run Over A Baby In The Middle Of The Street

The car started to skid and swerve and we couldn’t stop. It was all my fault. I had sped up while going into a sharp curve. I was just fooling around. The entire road was ice. My 12 year old kid was sitting next to me. Why did I do that? I don’t know. Because […] Read On…

10 Things I Learn From Richard Branson

 The other day I went out at night and fell asleep on a park bench near the beach in Miami. When I opened my eyes I pretended I had just landed on the world. I knew nothing. Now I had to learn everything. That’s the way I should’ve been when I was younger. Maybe I […] Read On…