Craig Coppola

Advice From the Self-made

I look for and find mentors everywhere I go. Some are people I speak with regularly, have known for decades, and get to learn from all the time (Thank you Bill Lee, and Jim Watkins).  I also learn from people I have never met.  I am constantly trying to get better. I view these people as personal mentors as well. … Read more →

Picking a Career

I was drafted by the Minnesota Twins right out of college, but when they released me a year later I had to figure out what my next steps would be career-wise. My parents were both high school teachers and I knew I didn’t want to follow in their footsteps. I identified three items for the career I wanted: –Be my own… Read more →

Today is the Day

For the third year in a row, I am reading The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman. I love this book and its daily messages.  It turns out that Emperor Marcus Aurelius could have started my LIFEies back in the early Roman days.  I copied a page from the book below for you to enjoy.  If you want a… Read more →