Choose Your Grind

Often difficulty lies not within the task or struggle itself but is a function of the inability to select the time, place, and duration of that struggle. Nearly any task, even the most benign, becomes a significantly greater struggle when done at an unpredictable time in the middle of the night. Running 5 miles inContinue reading “Choose Your Grind”

Good People, Interesting Problems

Good people, interesting problems  Most people do not have a singular driving passion, something that keeps them awake at night, something that wakes them up in the morning. They have many interests and enjoy doing multiple things. Their passion is not like an itch that relentless perturbs their consciousness reminding them that it is there.Continue reading “Good People, Interesting Problems”

A Greater Game Is Afoot

A greater game is afoot. Is there something beneath the surface that goes unseen yet underlies, even drives, everything that is seen above the surface? Does face value represent true value or is it a facade disguising something greater beneath? Does the image that our eyes perceive represent truth or is it merely an imageContinue reading “A Greater Game Is Afoot”

Clarity and Energy

During an interview Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, was asked what trait he looked for in new hires. Contemplating the question, he responded,  “Do they create clarity? Do they create energy”   Energy and clarity, two characteristics that are invaluable not only within the workplace but in all areas of life.  Not only is the presenceContinue reading “Clarity and Energy”