Do You Take Time to Assess Reality?

Do You Take Time to Assess Reality?

Look out the window the next time you are on a flight and you will be reminded of the value of taking a 30,000 foot view of things. The ability to perceive the lay of the land is easy in a plane. Unfortunately, when it comes to our lives, most of us grind away on the...
Advice for Aspiring Authors

Advice for Aspiring Authors

After yesterday’s post, How I made it from Remedial English to Fifth Avenue, I received a several questions about the writing process. Today my friend, and fellow author, Mark Miller agreed to guest post with some advice for aspiring authors. I could not say it...
Oil in Your Intellectual Lamp?

Oil in Your Intellectual Lamp?

When it comes to learning, I meet people all the time who are living in neutral. I even had someone tell me that once they got out of school they made a vow to never pick up another book. The old adage leaders are readers is an old adage for a reason. Namely, because...
Preparation is an Angst Killer

Preparation is an Angst Killer

Angst. Its a funny little word. Only its not funny. Whenever you hear it, or feel it, go ahead and get ready. Something bad is about to happen. The dictionary defines angst as, “A feeling of deep anxiety or dread.” There are times when you don’t have a choice. Angst...