This article is the first installment in a new series. Over the next several weeks, I’ll be picking one podcast guest, applying what I learn from them to my life, and share my lessons learned with…

Have you ever had a morning when you woke up with the best of intentions? You say to yourself, “Today is the day when I’m going to write the novel, paint something, etc., etc.” An hour…

When I finished business school in April 2009, the economy was in a tailspin, 90 percent of my classmates didn’t have job offers, and NOBODY was hiring MBA’s. Employers were receiving thousands of resumes from…

Today we live in a world where a person can go from idea to execution faster than ever. This creates an unrealistic expectation that they’ll be successful just as fast.It might take a day to…

Knowledge work is not an assembly line, and extracting value from information is an activity that’s often at odds with busyness, not supported by it. – Cal Newport, Deep WorkIt’s time for us to get…

Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is only after you have faced up to this fundamental rule, and…

For the average person, their consumption habits aren’t deliberate, their digital environment is on default, and there are a thousand things competing for their attention. Prolific creators, on the other hand, have gone out of…

How would you feel if you could achieve massive performance gains in every part of your life? Just imagine what would happen if you could do more work in less time, and produce a higher quality…

When it comes to being in control of our lives, there are two paradoxes at play. The first, reality is malleable. Second, control is an illusion. Where we run into trouble is when we attempt…

In 2010, my friend Sid Savara sent me the following email: You should go full speed ahead on the blogger interviews- and really dedicate yourself to it. I think your interview series would be extremely successful…