“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” —Colin Powell I’ve failed at nearly everything I’ve ever done in my life. My first marriage collapsed. I started multiple business ventures which never got off the ground. I failed friends and family, college and technical certification exams, […]
When I first started this blog 7 months ago, I had a simple goal. I wanted to learn how to write again. Over the years I’d noticed my writing had turned banal and repetitive. Most of what I wrote was for work, but even then I saw no reason I shouldn’t be able to make my […]
Dear Facebook, I’m not sure how I can say this in a nice way, so I won’t. It’s over between us. I suppose I could say it’s not you, it’s me, but that would be a lie. It’s mostly you.
I haven’t written anything in a while, the “muse” just hasn’t been there. I recognize that is exactly the wrong way to write consistently. Best practice is to sit down with a pen and paper every day, the muse be damned! But for me, this endeavor is not a passion, or a livelihood, or […]
“I don’t work to collect money.” — Warren Buffett If anyone should have a skewed perspective on money, it would be Warren Buffett. At the time of this writing, he is worth over 81 billion dollars. Yet he still lives in the first house he ever bought in 1958 for $31,500. He eschews a personal […]