This is the third time I have sat down to write this post. I keep deleting it. I watched a documentary this week in Sweden and I can’t put it out of my head. It was about a group of mountain climbers attempting to summit the second highest mountain after Everest (K2). I’m not going to ruin [...]
Resolutions have a bad rap. We are all sophisticated and smart enough to know we cannot be fooled. Not again. (If you’ve ever purchased a 12-month gym membership, you know what I’m talking about.) We’re wise to our own ways.
Just trust me for a moment and I’ll show you that resolutions can actually work. This process can be enjoyable; it can be painless and if you follow these simple steps you’ll soon be pushing your credit card over the counter at another fitness centre.
A lot of things other people want to do in their lives I have no interest in. But here is my list of the Here are the ideas I’ve had so far, that I’d like to do. I’d want to: 1. Learn to play the guitar, write a good song and sing it. 2. Help build a community [...]
Would you rather get paid to do nothing? Or would you prefer to have an important, challenging job? Timothy Ferris (in The 4 Hour Work Week) basically advocates the no-work option. What could be better than doing nothing all day and still getting paid? Personally I wouldn’t refuse being paid to laze around the pool [...]
I love talking to people about their aspirations. I really do. But there is a dark side to goals and what we often think of as “motivation.” I have a lot of goals. Last week I confessed that I wanted to be a doctor, a pilot, a CEO, and a Senator before I die. I admit [...]