How All Things Are Achieved

How All Things Are Achieved

Here is How All Things Are Achieved A clear, intense, intentional use of imagination. And, the calm, energized clarity of deep attentiveness. To build imagination filter the things going into your mind and spend time joyfully visualizing your desired outcomes. To...

The Ritual Is King

When you’re slogging return to ritual. Sometimes the work comes hard. Darn hard. Sometimes it is like slugging through hardening concrete. But at some point you had a ritual that worked. At some point you had a morning routine, a system, for getting up, getting...
Paradox of Good People

Paradox of Good People

It’s a funny paradox: you run into your type of people everywhere, but they are hard to find. On this client trip, I found a little enclave of “My kind of people”. When we lived in the Dominican Republic, we found out kind of people. You attract your...

The Value Season

Early on, it’s all about the flights. The rewards. The perks. Even if those are being measured just to inform you if you’re adding value. And, that’s alright, for a season. (So long as the motives are good.) But keep an eye open for the season when...

Practice Art from Kurt Vonnegut

Begin Practicing Art, Like, NOW I have loved Kurt Vonnegut’s writing¬†for some time. However, when I read this response, to a letter from a student at Xavier High School in 2006, my affection for this artist grew larger. Here is his advice for becoming your...

Why Tim’s Place Will Push You to Your Dream

Watch this 2 minute video and try not to be touched. I DARE you to not be moved by his passion. (Hint: watch for his LITERAL happy dance on the way to work.) Now, I challenge you to ask yourself: If Tim built his dream business, why haven’t I? How could I go out...

Lakeland Development, a Powerful Future for Lakeland

#Lakeland , the CRA Has a Tough Decision You Should Know About You NEED to check out this amazing project from #BroadwayRealEstateServices. Matt Clark, Jack Strollo, and the entire team are doing awesome things for our downtown. And, if you haven’t done so yet,...

The Hidden Power, Independence Day, and Your Spark

I love sparklers. I never really got into Fourth of July, but I always loved sparklers.More than that, I love the reminder of freedom. I love to be reminded on the regular that I am to pursue freedom at all cost. I wish this for all corners of the world. For now, here...

Spark Day 183 – Watch Your Flock

(Originally posted on StateoftheSpark.com.) When it comes to our data, we check it all the time. We check our phones every 94 seconds for any shred of information or data that we can get our hands on. Except when it comes to our finances. Doing regular monthly...

What the Crap are You Doing? A Note to the Crazies

I encounter a ton of people. I talk to everyone and ask them just about the same question: What the crap are you doing? (A Note to Crazies and 3 Ways to Determine Your Major Definite Purpose. Approx. reading time: 7 minutes.)You see, if you haven’t figured this...