The unintended impact of your mindset

Last week my F-150 had to be towed from the side of the highway and I was happy. A lingering problem which was difficult to diagnose finally showed itself. The location was as convenient as possible given how close to home it happened (rather than way up north on...

The stress of your choices

I was at a conference last week where one of the topics presented was on stress. The presenter was referring to an experiment from the 60’s in which rats were used to better understand what causes stress. The experiment drew connections between the rat’s ability...

Your privacy is your responsibility

I’ve been watching the news about Facebook and privacy. I think the whole situation is a beautiful example of what’s wrong. To start, let me address the issue with Cambridge Analytica using data for Trump’s campaign. This needs to be investigated, and assuming it’s...

Curious about happiness

Happiness is such a weird thing. I can remember times in which finding business was a big struggle and I was happy. I also have times in which business is going great and I am unhappy. Isn’t this backwards? I was watching a TED talk on the experience of happiness. The...

In shame about my first world problems

When I first started my business, I had the problem of trying to find enough work to make a go of it. Those were stressful years as I built my business, with many days and weeks of not generating revenue. I can honestly say I understand why so many businesses fail in...