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Week 24, 2024

Week 24, 2024

Some things are just to be endured. There is a melancholy to being human, and it's ok to just sit with it sometimes. It's still the best thing going, and I mean that with every cell that I have...

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Week 22, 2024

Week 22, 2024

We should be looking for high leverage activities.  Levers that, when we pull them, make a much bigger impact than the effort it took to pull them. 

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Week 16, 2024

Week 16, 2024

Everything is always a struggle. And in light of that truth, the truth that the path ahead is murky and overgrown at BEST, your mindset and your intention are likely more important than the choices you make moment to moment.

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Week 12, 2024

Week 12, 2024

Give something nearly all that you have this week. Somehow, in some way, ask yourself to do more than you think you can, and then just ask again for a bit more. 

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Week 7, 2024

Week 7, 2024

Sometimes a thing just has to be done in less than ideal circumstances. And if it has to be done, just do it, and try to smile. The second you realize that you have choice, then the question is: "Who do I want to become?"

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Week 4, 2024

Week 4, 2024

You can choose to be tougher. You should value toughness over ability. You always have a choice to endure, to push yourself a bit farther than you prefer.

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Week 48, 2023

Week 48, 2023

The reason for the season, regardless of which flavor your tribe celebrates, is to be generous and kind with your time, attention, and treasure.

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Week 26, 2023

Week 26, 2023

If you haven't much to show for this year yet, there is still enough time left in 2023 for it to be "the year that changed it all" for you. What is today you going to do for tomorrow you?

Things change.  That's what they do.  Being afraid of change is like being afraid of death.  They are both inevitable, so you might as well get comfortable with them.

I want to be a builder of new things until the end.  I enjoy the freedom and the security of the things we have built, but I don't want to spend all day "protecting my comfortable situation."

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