Last year, I swung the bat hard and missed the ball. I struck out. So many times. And it was the playoffs. And it was the bottom of the ninth in game seven and I needed my bat to connect with the ball. At least it felt like everything was on the line. This could … Continue reading A Swing, a Miss and a Cheer?
Have you ever listened to someone and found yourself captured by their every word? You're hooked. Completely captivated. You don't want to leave. You want the moment to last forever. In these moments, it feels like every word the person is saying is a gulp of cold water in the desert. Everything they're saying pulls … Continue reading How To Gain Knowledge That Will Unlock Your Purpose (And Change The World)
Graduation/Kanye West No matter where you come out on Kanye West, Graduation is a good album. I was a little late to the party with this album. It dropped on September 11, 2007, but took almost two years for it to land on my iPod Shuffle in late spring of 2009. This iPod was my … Continue reading Everything I’m Not Made Me Everything I Am
If you're like me (a recovering overachiever), you probably have a grab-your-phone-to-start-writing-down-the-title reflex every time someone says "this book is amazing!" Like me, you probably have your reading list neatly organized in Evernote, Google Docs, iPhone Notes, or in (insert organization tool). And if you're like me, that list probably has over 100 books in … Continue reading Too many books to read? Ask these questions to figure out what to read next.