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 …

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 …

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, …

I have a problem. I love starting projects, but it’s hard to finish them, especially if they are long term and creative. Starting them is a rush as I explore new territory. After that initial dopamine hit, I get bored. …

This is the single biggest problem facing the nation my friends.…