Book: The Best and the Brightest

I just finished David Halberstam's book, The Best and the Brightest, about America's involvement in the Vietnam war, but it's also really about so much more. This is a book about leadership, pride, groupthink, how small and seemingly benign issues…

Article: Bill Clinton: By the Book

This interview about Bill Clinton's reading habits and choices is impressive. Reading goals, for sure. When and where do you like to read? At my work table, in my easy chair, in bed and on the plane. Even in the…

RBG

Run, don't walk, to see the Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary titled, RBG. She's my new hero. Wow. Speechless.…

5 Things

It's been a minute. Here are five things that I saved to my Pocket. A 2-Year Stanford Study Shows the Astonishing Productivity Boost of Working From Home by Scott Mautz, inc.com. Adidas to Close Stores in Online Push by…

Defragging my Calendar

I'm regularly trying new calendar hacks in an attempt to gain control and freedom over my days. (Here are some of my top calendar hacks.) My newest trick is to defrag my calendar into working groups. The idea to defrag…

What's in my Bag in 2018

Continuing my annual bag review tradition. I've greatly reduced the amount of items I carry with me each day from 2017. I now have items at-the-ready to add to my bag for the occassional overnight trip, but I no longer…

My Wander Exercise

Just before a vacation to the mountains, my coach suggested that I do a "wander" exercise while I was out in the wilderness. Here's roughly how it worked. To begin, you head to the outdoors. Go for a…