MORNING LOVE: LABOR DAY WISHES

Cheers to you and the relationships in your life that motivate, and give you momentum. Let us remember the generations before us who built the infrastructure for our cities, so we could enjoy not only flexibility and convenience, but that it would encourage further innovation. Even if you are not working at what you love,Continue reading “MORNING LOVE: LABOR DAY WISHES”

COFFEE TALK: MASLOW’S HIERARCHY

Giving you something to sip on…Admit it, we all love our hustle porn. “Self-actualized people…live more in the real world of nature than in the man-made mass of concepts, abstractions, expectations, beliefs and stereotypes that most people confuse with the world.” Abraham Maslow

MORNING LOVE: THE STOIC LIFE

Live in stoicism. We are human, perfectly imperfect, finding our own way, which sometimes is a longer journey. Our battles are own. We decide how circumstances will affect us. The power we hold is nobody’s to take away. As human beings, we may feel defeated at times, we almost thrive in the complex but simplicityContinue reading “MORNING LOVE: THE STOIC LIFE”

MORNING LOVE: SEEKING COMFORT

We can’t help ourselves. What is familiar, what is comfortable determines much of how we live our lives, as well as the relationships we keep. This can sometimes be to our detriment. Shenpa is the feeling of being “stuck.” The emotional grab when we feel our back is against the wall. The familiarity of ourContinue reading “MORNING LOVE: SEEKING COMFORT”

BOOK REVIEW: TAKING THE LEAP BY PEMA CHODRON

“Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.” Pema Chodron I was lucky enough to discover the works of Buddhist nun Pema Chodron through a friend of mine. I saw him on my trip last trip to Boston and he gave “Take the leap: Freeing ourselves from old habits andContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: TAKING THE LEAP BY PEMA CHODRON”

THE FOOD OF FRIENDSHIP

As you know, this blog is not for the easy listeners. As I continue to look inward and push myself emotionally and mentally in both the professional and personal areas, of my life, I wanted to share some of my thoughts. Friendship is a priority in our life that is often overlooked, When we areContinue reading “THE FOOD OF FRIENDSHIP”

BIRTHDAY THOUGHTS – A PERSONAL POST

I mentioned in a previous post, that my birthday is a time for introspection and examination of my decisions and and behavior over the past year. Well, that day is only few days away. If you read back far enough, you will know that I am pretty secure in being emotionally naked. The Stoics believedContinue reading “BIRTHDAY THOUGHTS – A PERSONAL POST”

THE ART OF COMPROMISE…OR NOT?

I recently read the Chris Voss book, ” Never Split the Difference.” It has many brilliant points on the subject of negotiating but calls out that compromise is a losing proposition. Thinking about it more deeply, I would agree. Compromise is Zero Sum. We are taught to believe that compromise is a good thing. TheContinue reading “THE ART OF COMPROMISE…OR NOT?”

MORNING LOVE: A KEY TO LIFE

I would like to believe I can “think” my way into anything. The truth is that life and all of its riches, literally and figuratively, is much grittier than that. Humility, patience and compassion. The keys to a life well lived. Easy to forget, and takes lifelong practice.