Beware of advice Pt. 2

  I ended my last post promising to offer my two cents on what i referred to as “the million dollar question.” Be advised: you may find this assessment empowering.    The inevitable question   Shouldn’t we consult unhappy individuals or study the people who fail in order to learn what NOT to do? Here’s my two cents: If… Continue reading Beware of advice Pt. 2

Beware of advice

Do you like to ask people for advice? What standards do you use when asking them? Is there anyone from whom you would not take advice? Why? I would be an even richer man (I never like to think of myself as anything less than already rich), if I had a nickel for every person who… Continue reading Beware of advice

Is it safe to play it safe?

“The cost of not pursuing a dream is greater than the cost of failure.” -Jeff Goins Is there really such a phenomenon as playing it safe? I suppose one could make an intelligent case that some activities are more risk free than others. Sitting on my couch watching television seems to be safer than bungee jumping.… Continue reading Is it safe to play it safe?

The productivity of play

      An unproductive premise I know of a woman who wanted to take up gymnastics at the age of 26, but the instructor she consulted told her she was too old. She gave up because the instructor convinced her it would be a waste of time since the typical professional gymnast begins training in… Continue reading The productivity of play

You’re not too old

There’s no age limit on bliss You may be too old to audition for American Idol, but you’re not too old to sing. You may be too old to old to become a 16-year old olympic figure skater, but you’re not to old to love figure skating. You may be too old to become a… Continue reading You’re not too old