Life Lessons

Stealing Success Habits

Words matter. Phrases can transform lives.  Don’t believe me? When was the last time you received a harsh criticism that turned your entire day upside down? How long did it take for you to overcome the resulting funk? On the other hand, can you recall the last time someone’s positive praise lifted you so high you felt untouchable? Words have… 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 →

Why Philosophy Matters

Ayn Rand wrote some of my favorite books: Atlas Shrugged and Fountainhead. She also has some great thoughts on the value of philosophy.  Below is an article from Farnam Street summarizing some of her thoughts. Of course, I have highlighted my favorite parts. It only takes three minutes to read the article.  Here are my thoughts: We need our own philosophy… Read more →