Yearly Archives: 2019

Happy or Satisfied?

What is happiness?  In the article below, Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel-prize-winning psychologist, says happiness is about enjoying things spontaneously and in the moment.  He goes on to say happiness is fleeting. Satisfaction, on the other hand, is a long-term feeling, built over time and based on achieving goals and building the kind of life you admire.  Satisfaction sounds like The… Read more →

The Tail End

Below is a great exercise in time and gaining clarity on what is important in you life (FL Rule #2).  Take a moment to break down the time you have left in your life and then compare it to what you still want to do and who you want to do it with….WOW!  This was an eye-opening exercise for me at… Read more →

The Truth about Success

We all strive for the satisfaction that comes with achieving success in life. For me, I get an endorphins blast from the simplest tasks to the biggest wins—everything! I am achievement and success orientated in every area of my life.  I think all of us love to highlight the positives from a task, project, event or a goal. But, there are the… Read more →

Not Being Successful

I spend a ton of time goal setting, planning, and executing on my priorities. But I don’t always hit my goals.  What causes us to not be successful?  Benjamin Hardy spells out a number of ways below in the article.  Here are my thoughts for me and our LIFEies tribe: First, we don’t evolve/grow.  We need to continue to get… Read more →

Time for Kids?

I know the amount of time I spent with my kids when they were growing up was way more than the time I spent with my own parents.  This is not a slam on my parents — the world changed. Below is some data from The Economist showing that parents are now spending twice as much time with kids now… Read more →

Self-Confidence

All of my life I have been fairly self-confident.  I have my moments of insecurity and doubt, but I tend to believe in myself and have ALWAYS bet on myself.  After getting released by the Minnesota Twins organization and having a less-than-stellar boss at my first real job, I made the decision that I would become my own boss.  Commercial… Read more →