Ecclesiastes 9:11 “ I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.” Our recent health scare put [...]

This is a follow-up to the last show. Good news! We appreciate all the kindness, the thoughts and prayers. Thank you! Fear will help you prioritize on the fly faster than anything I know. Fear of loss. Fear of suffering. Fear of watching a person you love endure hardship. Fear can create instant focus. If [...]

No podcasts, no videos, no posts, no Twitter, no Facebook, no Skype. I’m going to be quiet for awhile. This post and this video explain why. Ry Cooder is among my all-time favorite musicians. On a record called Bop Til You Drop he recorded this song. Trouble you can't fool me I see you behind [...]

My Current Reading Habits (And Some Changes I’m Going To Make)

My love affair with books didn’t fully engage until late in high school. Well, that’s when it began. During my first semester of college it was full-blown. It’s been relentless ever since. Before that reading was a favorite thing, but not books. Magazines. I loved Popular Science. Audio. Stereo Review. High Fidelity. Rolling Stone. Melody [...]

A Special Short Episode: Download Or Non-Flash Playback       I was very sad to learn that Jim passed away. I’ve enjoyed his work for so long now it just seems strange that the world is now without him. I never met him, but through his work – I loved him. “Everybody knows themselves [...]

  “Let me tell you what this $#@! just said.” He was telling me about a customer who was complaining. The complaint, according to the business owner, was unfounded and unfair. I listened. He explained – from his point of view – the circumstances leading up to the complaint. He was fuming about it. As [...]