“How soon not now becomes never.”
– Martin Luther King

I always wanted to write a book, but kept putting it off for a number of “reasons”:

  • There were better ways to make money.
  • You don’t just write once. You

What freaks me out more? The coronavirus or people’s reaction to it?

155 people have died from the coronavirus as of March 19, 2020. Last night a family member was predicting 600,000 dead by end of year. Those numbers don’t …

Today’s magic word is, “Name”.

Names are incredibly powerful, in folklore and real life. They invoke powerful associations that determine one’s destiny.

To name something is to define it. For example, the Bible opens with God parading all the animals …

My brother called to tell me the lines were insane at Safeway, and you could only buy five things at Trader Joe’s. Bed Bath & Beyond was empty except for four people.

I had just been to the local pharmacy. …

There are certain things that just work. The rule of threes is one of them. Three is the smallest number of elements required to make a pattern and that makes them more memorable. If you use it, your communications will …

Imagine you are living in the year 1800. You look up and see a dark line emerging from the horizon at 12:00 p.m. The mile-wide line crawls across the sky, blotting out the sun, forming a massive shadow across the …

Being able to tell a good story is critical, especially if you are a leader. A surprising number of leaders don’t know that if you want people to forget, tell them a fact. If you want them to remember, tell …

The Pomodoro Technique was invented by Francesco Cirillo in the mid-’80s. He named it after the tomato-shaped kitchen timer he used to track his session time with. Francesco found that he was most productive when he was focused on doing …

I knew the time thief was going to steal a single precious hour from me tonight. He wouldn’t even give me a chance to kill it, standing around doing nothing. He was just going to straight-up rob it from me …

I am going to cast a spell on you. It will shift your perspective and change how you think about the innocuous word “spelling” and change how much you value the art of writing.

Every time you write something and …