“One day you’re going to wake up and there won’t be any time left to do the things you’ve always wanted to do.” – Paulo Coelho Did you know: *… Read more →
Full confession. I’ve shared stories from my Year by the Water about sailing the Chesapeake Bay, swimming with Zach the Dolphin, and watching whales breach off Maui. But the truth? There wasn’t a lot of water in the first three months of my Year by the Water. What happened? The rubber band of routine snapped back is what happened. In… Read more →
Henry Miller said, “Life, for many of us, is one long postponement.” Are you postponing something you really want to do, something that’s important to you? Why? Many of us wait for perfect circumstances to take action on our dreams, projects and goals. We tell ourselves we’ll do it someday when we have more time, money, confidence, energy – fill… Read more →
A reporter recently asked, “I’ve read some of your lessons-learned from your Year by the Water, but I can’t find anything on WHY you did it. What prompted you to give away 95% of what you owned and set off on this adventure?” Good point. Here’s the backstory … In 2015, I was driving along the Pacific Coast, about a… Read more →
Leo Tolstoy said, “Everyone thinks of changing the world. No one thinks of changing himself.” We can choose to disrupt this. All we have to do is GO FIRST. Every time we want someone or something to change, we set the precedent by altering the way we treat that person or approach that situation. Change begins at home.
“To do what you love and feel that it matters; how could anything be more fun?” – Katherine Graham of the Washington Post Know what could be more fun? To do work you love, feel that it matters, do it with people you enjoy and respect … and get paid for it. Are you thinking, “I’d love to do that,… Read more →