Your Authentic Self

Your Authentic Self Stories create and lose unimaginable wealth.  Stories start, fight, win, and lose wars.  Stories build and destroy whole cultures.  Stories inspire, and stories heal.  How can I learn the art of story? Copy The Pros In James Mitchener’s book “Poland” he recounts that nation’s birth.  Births are necessarily painful, in all forms….

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It’s Jerry’s World

It’s Jerry’s World Rare people make incredibly difficult things look incredibly easy.  In one episode, Seinfeld attempts to impugn an entire continent, with utter impunity.  And he pulls it off; makes it look easy. Jerry Seinfeld was being interviewed on stage last week.  They asked him if anything like “Seinfeld” could ever happen again.  Would…

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Tell Your Story

I drove cross country last week.  This time it was Texas.  I’d forgotten what seeing America can do for you.  I’m back now and everything looks different. The thing about tunnel vision is you don’t know you’ve had it until you lose it.  I need to remember to see America every once in a while….

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Consult Your Inner Stoic

I turned a routine layup into a turnover.  One of two job offers was from a small, flexible start-up, which in hindsight was perfect.  Perfect.  But I went, instead, for the firm that was a little more formal and business-like. The chemistry was wrong and no job offer materialized after a trial period. Fail. I…

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