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The Power of Myth We are all fascinated with myth. I believe that we all experience a deep dissatisfaction with reality, with what is visible with our eyes. Myth tells us that there is something beyond the world that we see only with our eyes. According to John Eldredge in his book, “Waking the Dead”,…

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Be Ruthless With Your Time. Ruthless.

Be ruthless We all would like to block out distractions, be more focused, and get more work done. But I never heard it said as well as when I heard it from Alex Mathers: Be ruthless with how you protect the clarity and completion of anything you produce. My interpretation of that? Be ruthless with…

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Think Multitasking is Hard? Try Multifunctioning.

Can you really commit to the all the work you’ve got going on? “I couldn’t Commit” During the Battle of the Bulge in WWII, the 506th regiment of the 101st Airborne Division was tasked with clearing out the town of Foy in Belgium. The famed E (“Easy”) company of the 2nd battalion was charged with…

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Do You Work Alone Everyday? Fight for the Users.

It’s not enough just to fight for the results, work alone is worth fighting for. Because you are worth fighting for. “We don’t need to meet, just email me.” Our increasing reliance on digital solutions has reduced much need for human interaction. We say (or write) stuff like, “we don’t need to meet, just email me,”…

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We Don't Need More Stuff, We Need More Value

Everyone and their grandmother today has a business idea. And that’s not a bad thing. Me? I’ve got more business ideas now than ever, it seems. In fact, I feel almost plagued by business ideas – it’s so hard to focus on one thing. We don’t need more business ideas – what we need today…

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Worst Day Ever? Here are 4 Tips for a Quick Win.

Everything went wrong today* – one thing after another after another after another. It got to the point where I fantasized of having a camera crew with me to document the craziness. I caught myself dreaming of receiving some award or medal for this convergence of trivial struggles. And yeah, that’s a fantasy. My situation…

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