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How To Say “No”

Q: How do I create more time in a day?A: By saying “No” to things you don’t need to be doing. Lots of people recognize what they should say “No” to, but they’re unsure of… Read More »How To Say “No”

Goals vs Systems

Q: What’s the difference between one success and many?A: The methods and the mindset. “Goals are for people who care about winning once. Systems are for people who care about winning repeatedly.” –James Clear A goal… Read More »Goals vs Systems

A Big Problem

Q: What happens after you solve your biggest problem?A: The next largest problem becomes your “biggest problem”. I’ve been staring at an email from Jack Butcher for over a month now. In it, he opens… Read More »A Big Problem

Hard Things

Q: What is the hardest thing you are capable of doing?A: Typically we can imagine something just a little harder than the hardest thing we’ve done. But what if we’ve never done hard things? Earlier… Read More »Hard Things

Slow & Fast Problems

Q: If it’s bad, why don’t we fix it?A: Because many of the problems that go unresolved are “slow”. When you fall off a ladder and break an arm, it’s very apparent. The bone is… Read More »Slow & Fast Problems

Best Price vs Best Value

Q: Is “lowest price” the right framework for purchasing decisions?A: Not if it costs you significant quality.  I’m learning to reframe my thinking from “cost” oriented to “value”.  I grew up reading restaurant menus from… Read More »Best Price vs Best Value


Q: When is better not actually better?A: What’s better for a tree might not be better for the forest. My sunglasses are great; but I wish they were worse.  Inside my car I’ve got an… Read More »Sunglasses