Read to Read, Read to Learn

I don’t know when humanity began to read but in my mind, it is the greatest innovation in all of history. The capacity to put thoughts down on the page and then to share those thoughts is remarkable. Reading gave us the means to store information and spread our ideas throughout the world. It amazes me that…

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…

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…

Exercise = Money: Secrets of the Rich and Successful

You all know that in recent months and years, I have cut the unnecessary out of my life. Unnecessary habits, unnecessary hobbies, unnecessary objects. I have tried hard to only focus on things that move me towards my goals. When people think deeply about hard topics or difficult ideas they sometimes get the “Ah Ha” moment. I…

You can’t have it all

I have recently been asking myself some big questions. The real big ones, like what do I want out of life, and who am I as a person? They are the questions, that when answered honestly, make us uncomfortable. Many people have asked these questions before me and many more people will ask themselves these…