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Monthly Archives: August 2014

How often do you think about what you’re thinking about? How often do you find yourself in a negative thought process? I think most of us end up there if we’re not careful. There’s negativity all over the news, all over your Facebook and Twitter. If you’re not careful, it will affect your thoughts, your […]

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I subscribe to Seth Godin’s blog. On Friday I got the post in my inbox and the last line said this: “If you treat the work as nothing but an obligation, you will soon be overwhelmed by competition that sees it as a privilege and a calling.” It challenged me to think about the work […]

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I want you to take a some time to think about these five things. What is your work? Why do you do it? Who is it for? Who is it not for? What does success look like? Answer these questions, put them on a card, laminate that card, and look at it when: You’re ready […]

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So a few months back, I committed to practicing playing mandolin for an hour a day for a couple days a week for a 2 months. No expectations. No real destination. The sole reason was to be doing something different that required practice for me to become better. The results were as I expected. There […]

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When Jen and I were in Colorado we drove out to the Great Sand Dunes National Park for a session. The drive was through a lot of nothing. Just beautiful mountains, empty roads, and ghost towns. The whole time we were all wondering when we were going to see the dunes and trying to guess […]

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