The most essential skill to master in the 21st century


A few years ago, I was diagnosed with stage 4 ‘I don’t give a shit.’  I’m afraid it’s terminal.  Let me clarify. It’s not that I don’t care about anything, you know, like a pimpled teenager. But at some point, my mid-thirties thick and balding...

6 Ways To Get More Productive and Quiet Stress (Part II)


This is a continuation of part I. Go here, if you want 1-3. 4. Prioritizing and single-tasking When people say they’re busy, it’s usually a boast disguised as a complaint. Instead of prioritizing and doing less, many people choose to run faster and do more. Willpower or working harder isn’t...

6 Ways To Get More Productive and Quiet Stress (Part I)


Do you know the joke where the doctor asks the stressed patient, “What fits your busy schedule better, working out one hour a day – or being dead 24 hours a day?” Admittedly, this isn’t much of a joke. But the doctor’s question is worth a thought. Ask yourself this: What did you achieve yesterday...

Quit the News. Think for Yourself.


News media has an uncanny ability to make me lose faith in humanity. Terrorism, crime, famine, war, recession, fraud, murder, earthquake, pandemic … If you’re like me, consuming the latest ‘breaking news’ brings more sadness than insights. More despair than outlook. And more...

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