Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Stop List

Many people create a daily task or ‘to do’ list; however, few use another essential tool which I call a Stop List. In many ways, this can be considered a ‘NOT to do’ list. Yet, unlike a task list, you do not need to recreate this document on a daily basis as it focuses on focuses […]

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What Have I Forgotten?

As professional coach and philosopher-at-large, I collect powerful questions. This one I learned from the late, great science fiction author Sir Arthur C. Clarke. Although Clarke is still best known for his science fiction novels such as Childhood’s End (which has been in print for over 60 years and has generated over $25 million in […]

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Consuming Vs. Creating

The old adage is true: money can’t buy you love. Yet, this is not the only important context where money is not helpful. I believe this: it is impossible to consume one’s way to either happiness or meaningfulness. In other words, you are not defined by your stuff. In the 21st century, we now live […]

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The Three Apple Diet Plan

The old saying is ‘An apple a day keeps the Doctor away.’ Well, I believe this proverb may require a 21st century update as three daily apples can be used as a simple weight loss tool as well as a method for optimizing overall health and physical well-being. The data is clear: apples are a […]

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You are a Human Becoming!

The Pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus is famous for this epigram: one never steps in the same river twice. Heraclitus viewed the cosmos as a place of constant flow and flux, continual change and transformation. A river, from one point of view, is a static entity. Yet, as Heraclitus argues, from moment to moment, with the current, […]

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