Posts Tagged ‘Connection’

The Key to a Good Life

Every once in a while I come across something so simple, so clear, so compelling, I immediately say, yup that is true and go about my day. But this one gave me pause, I didn’t want to miss the meaning and assume I understood the deep but simple conclusions. I came across this Ted talk…

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The Key to Great Days, Weeks, Months and Years

Great Days vs. Good Days October 7, 2015 was a great day. It was unexpected. It even took me a few days to understand why it was a great day. How many of us wake up expecting to have a great day? How do we even know if we had a great day? Does knocking…

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Life Lack Meaning? Get back to the Important Places.

Father’s day is Sunday.  It always reminds me of my dad and the adventures we shared. I came across a video, the important places, about six weeks ago.  I was incredibly touched by the story and the deep meaning of this short film. By Gnarly Bay, Forest Woodward and friends (You can access the video…

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Stop Settling. Start Living.

At the end of May, I found freedom.  It has been 28 years in the making. I quit my corporate job!  To some of you this  may sound frightening, maybe even crazy.  I can feel the fear and uncertainty as you read this post. What about the financial hit and reduction in income? What about your unvested…

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The Question That Left Me Speechless

A buddy and I were on a canoe trip in Canada several years back.  We were halfway thru a 6-day trip and it had been perfect. Lots of fish, great weather and nobody dumped their canoe. We were fishing one afternoon and took a break to have some lunch. My buddy turned to me and…

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Walking a River

Me and two buddies were looking at the calendar in October and realized the fishing season was about over.  We were brainstorming on what we could do to get one more outing in before the holidays hit and the weather would likely put us out of commission until March.  You could say we were a…

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Helicopters, Sunday Drives and BB Guns

When I was a kid, my dad would always have an adventure for us to pursue.  These adventures created wonderful memories, including: Helicopters. My dad bought a gas powered helicopter to fly. I did not know how we would control it. He would start it up, let it go and then we would spend the…

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Out of Balance in Canada

“We weren’t balanced”, that is what Jim told me as we stood soaking wet on the banks of Lake Agnes in Quetico National Park, canoe country. We were about 4 hours into a 7 day canoe trip, when a small wave (and I mean small) pushed our 3 man canoe over about 150 yards offshore.…

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