It was late at night and I was still working. I was tired, it had been a long day, and I was overwhelmed. I parachuted in on my developer to make sure he was working efficiently. I asked a lot of direct questions to see how things were going. Usually, it’s a friendly check-in to strengthen the team member, but tonight was different. My brevity probably came across a little too strong.
For the last few years I’ve taken a short sabbatical each summer. I’m looking to rest and focus on intense relational time with Gail. The challenge is unplugging from the Matrix. Anyone who’s attempted it can relate to the difficulty. I’m at the computer or on another device a large portion of the day, every […]
It is almost a wonder that we have any entrepreneurs.I think you will agree with these observations. First, job security and a sustainable, predictable income are highly valued qualities. Second, as we mature we become increasingly averse to taking risks.At the age of 23, I was a young man happily married with two beautiful children and I experienced all of these pressures first hand. However, I plunged into entrepreneurship anyway and as I have ...
(Photo: Dustin Diaz) How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in 1/3 or 1/5 the time? Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement---period.