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Aug 11, 2020

SISU is a Finnish term - and it is the art of just standing up, acting like you've been there before, and is the most intimidating way to be in the world. 


Aug 11, 2020

You never know who is watching you that could be the bearer of opportunity. Today's podcast is all about situational awareness in the face of adversity. Here's a story from my youth that shaped the way I think about the world. 


Jul 15, 2020

Never go after the easy answer. It's a lie. The easy answer is never painful...it's called easy for a reason. 
Always go after a more complicated future...more complexity will challenge you and test you at every turn. 
Go after pain.


Jul 4, 2020

In June 2019, I climbed Mt. Rainier. The ascent was pretty awesome. The descent, however, was horrendous. It's taken me a year to learn something from it...never allow yourself to reach the summit in your own life. 


Jun 22, 2020

Charles Dickens once wrote - "This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in."

The reason he wrote this was because he understood one fundamental truth - that action is living and inaction is death. Furthermore, he understood that simply being thoughtful about your decisions was action in and of itself -...