Comedic Friction

I’m sure you’ve experienced it, you’re in a meeting of some kind and trying to tackle an important topic, and someone cracks a joke. Regardless of the quality or appropriateness of the joke, a threat to the effectiveness of the meeting has been...

747 Time Management

If you were an airplane, what kind of airplane would you be? Most people live their life like a fighter jet, or even worse, a UFO. But in reality, the most highly productive people are like 747’s. Let me explain. Because time is really a subset of physics, this means...

Sleep Quality

Sleep is a critically important activity, one that we ideally spend one third of our life doing. And the quality of it determines the large majority of our life. So with that in mind, here are some of the most helpful things I’ve found for improving sleep...

Ecosystems

Defined by Dictionary.com as: “any system or network of interconnecting and interacting parts, as in a business” We all have ecosystems — aka large interconnected areas of our life — but we usually don’t break them down into their component systems. This means we lack...

Upstream

If you know you have an addiction to anything, spending time around both the thing and the people who abuse it will increase your chance of relapse or abuse to near 100%. Sadly, what most people attempt is to continue to spend time around those people and use...