Why You Need Shark Habits in Your Life

Why You Need Shark Habits in Your Life

In 1977, at our first team meeting with the Utah State University track and field team, Coach Ralph Maughan outlined a few things that continue to shape my life.  At the time, he was addressing state and national champions and one Olympian. Three statements stood out:...
The Money vs. Happiness Debate

The Money vs. Happiness Debate

My nephew Jason was pretty excited about starting college. “Do you have any idea what you’d like to do when you graduate?” I asked. “Something in the sciences,” he said adding, “and where I can make a lot of money.” “Is...
The Ten Commandments of Con Men

The Ten Commandments of Con Men

I told her I would never write about her again. The first time I wrote about her was in 2009. I met her in a bookstore and she was drawing and I was attracted to her. I asked her what she was drawing. She told me her whole story. And then a week later I wrote about...

The Value of a Vision Statement

Here’s a profound thought: Whatever your current situation, from your bank balance to the shoes on your feet, it is the direct result of decisions you made getting here. You set the trajectory and forged the causal chain link by link, and it has all led inexorably to...