Tag Archives: Change

June 12: Take a Hike

Leave. Be Gone. Take a hike. Find a mountain Find a trail Grab a few bottles of water Take a walk. Get the blood flowing. Hiking is great for the mind, body and soul.  It get’s you out into nature where you get away from the toils of society, the […]

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June 9: The Long Road Home

As of January 28th, 2011, I walked away from corporate America. Since then, I have not driven to work, or home from work. I have sat behind a computer in a hotel, driven Juliet to and from work in the snow, driven cross country, everything, except for gone to an […]

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June 5: Embrace Spontaneity

Too many times in life, we want, we need, a plan. I have even written about having a plan.  We have been structured by corporate america to plan everything.  Most of us live on a schedule, at least from 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.  This becomes the norm, so we begin […]

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June 4: Hit the Road, Jack!

You heard me.  Leave. Scram. Go. Get in your car, and go.  Drive.  Pick a destination.  200 miles away or 20 miles away.  The distance does not matter.  Hell, the final destination does not matter.  The journey is the true destination of a road trip. Do not set a timeframe, […]

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A New Type of Blog

“Storytellers, by the very act of telling, communicate a radical learning that changes lives and the world: telling stories is a universally accessible means through which people make meaning” – Chris Cavanaugh One month ago today, I wrote about needing a direction and some focus for the blog.  I felt that […]

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Navigate. Focus. Live. Inspire

Recently I have posted on topics ranging from how to create and execute a plan, to quitting my job and heading back east. Not entirely aligned with my title of “Get Busy Living.” I get it. That is the motivation for this post. For me to define the overall direction […]

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Holy Shit…. I just Quit My Job

I fucking did it.  WOW. I turned in my notice today.  In 2 weeks, I will be without a job, with nothing lined up, no income, nothing.  It really is happening, and I am balancing being scared out of my mind with being absolutely exhilarated at the upcoming opportunities that I have […]

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2010 – The Year in a Word

Across the blogosphere you will start to see many annual review posts, much like this one.  Some, will take a very different approach in recalling certain events which evoked emotion, while others will bring you a much more traditional approach, bringing you a chronological recap of the year that is […]

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Operation: Consolidation is now LIVE!

I am very happy to announce that Operation: Consolidation is up, running, and off to a very promising start. There is a dedicated page at the top right of the site, where you will find an entire rundown of the Operation, from background, to current progress, goals, as well as […]

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