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 …

I just joined an International Speech Competition. I’m talking about how anybody can use the alchemical process to turn lead into gold. Sound interesting? 9 out of 10 people surveyed say “hell yeah!”

You can change lead into gold using …

I stepped out of the Matrix in October of 2019 when I left my tech job to realize my full potential.

My goal was to get a job using a skillset that would always be in demand. Stories are the …

I feel like I am hip deep in molasses. This is one of the biggest transitional points in my professional career, and my path is as clear as a foggy day in San Francisco. When I break my karmic inertia, …