Tag: advice

Advice from the Dead


The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.–Cicero Recently, while cleaning out the garage, while rummaging through stacks of dusty boxes I came across a brown, unmarked envelope. Intrigued, I quit rummaging, opened the envelope door and found my grandfather smiling on the other side. Inside the envelope it’s 1954 […]

Why you Need to Play the Positive Blame Game


The other night I watched the documentary, I’m Not Your Guru, which chronicles the life and work of self-improvement coach Tony Robbins. The film, which is currently available on Netflix, captures the gripping, raw moments of Tony’s Superbowl of sorts, a week long self-awareness conference known as Date with Destiny. In what I consider one of […]

8 Lessons from a First Time Landlord


  Two years ago my wife and I attempted to sell our home. For four months our house sat on a cluttered market with little interest as we bubbled wrapped glassware, packed boxes full of baby toys and grew increasingly nervous. We couldn’t afford two mortgages and the idea of our home sitting vacant on the […]