Archive for November 2017

Why I Didn’t win the Perfect Person Award (and I Never Will…)

This wasn’t your average crowd.  The auditorium was filled with some of the most impressive people from every field. Looking around, I could see their faces. Thich Nhat Hanh. Barack Obama. Warren Buffett. Jon Kabat-Zinn.​ Seth Godin. Tim Ferriss…The list went on. As the lights dimmed, Thich Nhat Hanh took the stage and approached the podium. Adjusting the microphone, he addressed the crowd with a…

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The Clarifying Power of Self-Honesty

(This letter was shared first with the Mindful Ambition email community.) “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.” ~ Richard Feynman Although I read it in a book, this question hit me like a slap in the face. “Why haven’t you achieved what you want…

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