Read, Think, Act, Know

Stoicism is a philosophy for living your life to the best of your ability no matter your circumstances. The circumstances of our lives are hugely variable. Some people have it really bad, some people don’t. We can’t change the hand we were dealt. What we can do is control how we respond, how we act…

Quick Hits and a Thanksgiving Rally

Having a platform like The Friday Rally has been awesome. It is a place to get my thoughts down into something useful. Instead of thinking and forgetting then maybe remembering and forgetting again, my thoughts have a place to live. It is a place to go so I can see them, read them, and evaluate…

Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks

If you read my previous post you know that I committed, publically, to reading 2500 books in my lifetime. I want to share the wisdom, or the lack of wisdom, from those books with you. It would be selfish to keep that information all to myself and not give it away. Hopefully, someday you will read…

Free and Easy Down the Road I Go

We frequently discuss productivity and efficiency on The Friday Rally. Mainly because it is an awesome topic that when applied to our lives we are able to get more done and feel more fulfilled. I love the topic and I seek out and consume information every chance I get. Podcasts, articles, and books are all…

A new kind of post

It has been brought to my attention recently that most of my posts are a little too wordy. They are long and take a time commitment that is way above what most people prefer to spend on internet articles. The rally posts that Luke and I share are long. We admit that. It is intentional…

Self-Awareness as a Writer

In 1986, There was a movie about a man who wanted to help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself. You guessed it the famous “triple lindy” scene from the movie “Back to School” starring Rodney Dangerfield. I am not quite…