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The #Future Arrives at Dawn

From the moment you knock off work until the light of the next morning, countless millions of people have spent your evening hours and sleep time aggressively changing everything about your world.  Every night, night after night. Every dawn brings much more than a new day.  As you arrive at work, processes have changed, new … Continue reading

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Sophrosynetics

Disciplined Harmony. A healthy state-of-mind — tempered with self-control and moderation — leads to a deep awareness of one’s true self. A sophrosyne life yields true happiness. Sophrosynetics This is a coaching discipline I have authored that focuses on gaining greater individual achievement and personal contentment. Sophrosynetics emphasizes seven areas of concentration: – Purposeful Disipline … Continue reading

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#Business Shortcut or Minefield? Five Critical Steps to Take for #Success.

Successful business owners in 2013 realize that continuous change in the marketplace creates both opportunities and obstacles to growth.  There are plenty of minefields and shortcuts to navigate, but you will find you can find some ways to give your business and edge. Government policies, regulations and oversight on the local and state level continue … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Everything Is So Damn Hard

Life seems so complicated, so challenging, so competitive today. Too fast. Too furious. And, frankly, it is. As we stumble towards Singularity, much evolves and with evolution comes rapid technology transitions, societal upheavals, climate change, political unrest, economic uncertainty, career anxiety and a tremendous amount of apathy. All this contributes to friction. In physics, it … Continue reading

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The Eve of Disruption

It was 69 years ago today.  The largest single military armada in history departed England for the shores of France.  The Allied military coalition, unprecedented in the annals of recorded history, initiated the catalytic punch that would ultimately bring Nazi Germany to an end. The Soviets were pushing the Nazis hard and making great strides in … Continue reading

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Behold, the Birth of the Nano-Gens

I’ve been re-reading OUTLIERS, Malcolm Gladwell’s insightful book on what makes some successful. Specifically, I am focused on the chapter about Bill Joy.  Bill is the quiet genius, the computer wizard who almost solely masterminded UNIX.  His cerebral fingerprints are inside all computers.  He twisted the coils of DNA of the Internet. Today, Joy is … Continue reading

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How #MarchMadness Teaches us All to Be #Resilient

My wife is from Syracuse. That means only one thing around the first days of Spring: Madness. March Madn ess. I never was much for basketball. Baseball was the dominant pastime in my hometown in St. Louis. Spring training was the first indicator that the human race had survived the winter and there was hope … Continue reading