Tag Archives: Inspiration

June 16: Stop Making Excuses and Achieve Greatness

Seriously, knock it off. All too often in life, we find ourselves making excuses for ourselves.  We are afraid to take risks.  We are scared of the unknown.  We are afraid to step outside of what is comfortable to us.  We are afraid to leave what is safe. We are […]

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June 15: Sell Your Crap

Yup, you heard me. Those excess shelves of random stuff you have in your garage. All the miscellaneous boxes in your attic. That part of the closet of clothes you never touch. Sell it! Have a yard sale. List it on Craigslist. Hell, give it away. “It’s not the daily […]

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June 14: Make Something New

As you might have noticed, I posted another blog earlier tonight.  The first one, a guest post I wrote for Team Cocktail, really got me thinking about actions that embody the mantra of “Get Busy Livin.’”  To speak to kindness and generosity, Lyndsey, the leader of Team Cocktail (her title […]

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My Team Cocktail and Pineapple Mojito Addiction

This is a syndication of a guest blog I wrote for Team Cocktail.  Original article can be found here. Lets get these 2 simple facts out of the way right up front. Fact 1: Team Cocktail is a bad influence and will drain your bank account. Fact 2: You will […]

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June 13: Be Kind, Rewind

The famous words from 1990s advertising, pleading customers of video rental establishments to rewind their VHS tapes before returning them to the store, thus saving rental stores and subsequent customers from spending time to check and rewind every VHS tape. Just think, back in the 90’s, the act of rewinding […]

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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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5 Reasons Why I Will Not Miss My Job

To say that I am excited for the next chapter in my life to begin would be an understatement. I have an opportunity staring me in the face that will ultimately help define the path in which will shape my life for the foreseeable future. One of the greatest victories […]

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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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Your Life is a Business: Why You Need a Plan Pt. 3

This is part 3 of 3 in the Your Life is a Business: Why You Need a Plan series.  If you have not read Part 1 or Part 2, now would be a great time to get caught up. In parts 1 and 2, we use the basics of project […]

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Project 333: An Experiment in Minimalist Fashion

3 Months 33 Clothing items Could you do it? My experiment in minimalism continues.  What started with Operation: Consolidation as a goal to de-clutter my life and my attic, has crept into my closet. What originally started for me was reading an intriguing concept by Nina Yau, where she decided to […]

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