I am driving from Colorado to Califonia. My waitress at breakfast yesterday asked, “Are you going to Zion National Park?” When I asked why, she said, “You know it’s only an hour away?” I hadn’t known. Thankfully, I had left room for whims and was able to spontaneoulsy take this side trip which has made the whole trip more rewarding… Read more →
This is the sign of an entrepreneur, someone who sees life as the adventure it’s meant to be. Someone who, like Marissa Mayer of Yahoo, likes to get in over your head because you welcome challenges, love being stretched, and even when things are upside down-inside out, you’re confident you can figure them out. Is that you? BTW – this… Read more →
After an intense and rewarding week of consults, I pronounced yesterday ADVENTURE FRIDAY and decided to go to Estes Park, 30 miles away, because I’d never been there. As I drove into that stunning mountain valley, I saw a white lodge high on a hill. I didn’t know what it was, but it looked intriguing, so I started taking roads… Read more →
George Eliot said, “Its never too late to be what you might have been” 150 years ago … and it’s as true today as when she first said it. When you were young, who did you want to be? What did you want to do? Where did you want to go? It’s only too late if you don’t start now.
When I announced my plans to embark upon my Year by the Water adventure, most people were happy for me and said something along the lines of, “Take me with you!” A few, however, expressed “concerns. A meeting planner cautioned me with, “Sam, I hope you know you’re taking a risk by taking yourself off the grid. You need to… Read more →