The path is long

My last couple of years have been full of less. I have cut out the unnecessary in so many areas. I gave up hobbies, I gave away possessions, I stopped all things that I could think of that didn’t serve my goals. My goals in the areas of family, career, knowledge, and fitness. If an…

Why does the Friday Rally suck so bad?

Inconsistent Lazy Not committed These are some of the attributes that I have displayed when trying to write Friday Rally posts lately. There is no excuse for lapsing on my efforts. The truth is I have prioritized other tasks in my life over posting a weekly article. I hate when people say they don’t have…

An Ascetic Life

I recently learned a new word and it has been stuck in my brain for weeks. I don’t believe I knew the word before I read it in a book. The book is Titan, a biography of John D. Rockefeller, the richest man the modern world has ever seen. The word is ASCETIC. Its meaning most…

Dominate 2018

The new year always brings talks of a New Year’s resolution. To make a resolution or not to make one. One side of the conversations loves them, the other side does not. The one thing that can be agreed upon is that the new year can be a catalyst for change. If things are going…

Control your calendar, Control your life.

The most difficult discipline to develop in my experience has been owning my calendar. I believe that this discipline is one of the keystone disciplines that need to be developed. It will control the level of success we ultimately achieve in life. The bad news is I fail at it daily. The good news is I am working…

What is the price you will pay?

If we are lucky when we are growing up we get bits of wisdom and support from the people raising us. Things like… “You can do anything you put your mind to” or “If you can dream it you can build it” When we are small we don’t really understand what is being said. We don’t grasp…

Same Strategy, Different Tactics

One of the roles I am responsible for in my career is to solicit and onboard retirement plans. When a company has a 401k plan or some other retirement savings plan there is someone behind the scenes making sure that plan runs smoothly. That is one of the things we do. We help companies manage…