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May. 1, 2018

Wanna Start a Lifestyle Revolution?

Let’s talk lifestyle. The actual word, I mean. You’ve probably seen or heard a lot of references to the word “lifestyle” when it comes to everything...

Mar. 27, 2018

What My Son’s Preschool Admission Process Taught Me About Pressure to Conform

The other day my wife, Karis, and I were sitting directly across a nice middle-aged woman who handed us a thick mound of papers, and said:...

Feb. 13, 2018

3 Myths of Success You Need to Blissfully Ignore

Today’s society is obsessed with the endless pursuit of success. It’s a big reason why there’s over 10 million Americans working more than 60 hours of...

Jun. 21, 2013

Keep Your Sight on The Summit

It’s the highest peak in the continental United States. And, it’s quite a climb. Whenever I take on these Challenges, I always think I know what...

Jun. 20, 2013

The Further You Go, The Further You See

It’s Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. You’ve seen pictures of it. But until you’re actually viewing it from afar, you can’t quite capture its magnificence....

Jun. 20, 2013

Ed, Puerta Vallarta, and Time

Yesterday I sat on the patio overlooking the ocean. Today, I kayaked to a private island and met a new friend named Ed (you’ll meet him...

Jun. 20, 2013

On The Edge of Flying

We live in a world that likes to analyze and plot. That’s what we get, I guess, when we live in the “Information Age.” And I’m...

Jun. 20, 2013

What’s Your Impossible?

It’s not possible. How many times have you uttered those words? I’ll admit that I’ve uttered them a few times in my life. I mean, let’s...

Jun. 20, 2013

Your Giant Story

Have you ever thought about how your personal story shapes you? Today, I’m on the tip of Northern Ireland. The wind is cold. It pierces my...

Jun. 18, 2013

Four Essentials For Life’s Battlefield

What’s your fight? Today, I’m confronted with thoughts of battlefields and fights. Here I stand. I’m looking down from atop the Colosseum in Rome. It’s breathtaking....